Gov. Pat Quinn has signed the so-called “Facebook Bill” into law, barring employers from asking job applicants and employees for their social network passwords.
Two county clerks from downstate and a Chicago-based Catholic law firm are asking a judge for permission to defend Illinois’ gay marriage ban.
Two separate lawsuits were filed Wednesday, attempting to secure marriage rights for gay and lesbian couples in Illinois.
A very different take on three-eighth graders from Griffith, Ind. who were banned from school after making threats against other students on Facebook. CBS 2’s Pamela Jones reports.
Jay Miller, who served more than 40 years in the leadership of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, has died at the age of 83.
The Fraternal Order of Police filed a legal motion Thursday with the ultimate goal of dismissing an ACLU lawsuit that accused the city of Chicago of depriving some inner-city neighborhoods of adequate police protection.
The Chicago Police Department is under fire this morning from the American Civil Liberties Union for its handling of 911 calls.
There a few life-changing events in our lives. No question, 9/11 was one of them. CBS 2’s Dana Kozlov reports on how even a simple stroll into work is different than it was a decade ago.
A former stripper, who secretly recorded two Chicago Police Internal Affairs investigators while filing a sexual harassment complaint against another officer was acquitted on eavesdropping charges Wednesday.
A judge is allowing the American Civil Liberties Union to intervene in the battle over adoption rights for same-sex couples.
Three Illinois residents who have changed their gender are going to get new birth certificates that reflect the change.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal complaint, seeking to stop the Illinois State Police from searching cars during traffic stops without any apparent reason.
The American Civil Liberties Union recently put out a letter complaining that a North Shore school district was using software that blocked gay and lesbian-oriented Web sites, leaving the school district “furious.”
Planned Parenthood now says it will have to turn away 9,300 Medicaid patients at its clinics in Indiana, since state lawmakers have voted to eliminate all of the group’s public funding.
Federal authorities are investigating the police department in Newark, New Jersey, after the state’s American Civil Liberties Union complained of rampant misconduct and lax internal oversight.
The Daley Administration has reached a settlement with the American Civil Liberties Union and a Quaker peace group over a police spying case dating from 2002.
Are Chicago’s blue-light police cameras crime fighters, or invasions of privacy? The American Civil Liberties Union says the answer is the latter.
The head of the Illinois American Civil Liberties Union says she expects few problems as Counties prepare to issue certificates for couples seeking civil unions.
CBS 2′s commentator says the cry over privacy invasion obscures the need for safety in air travel.
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