ACLU Saw Membership Surge In Illinois After Trump's ElectionACLU of Illinois spokesman Ed Yohnka said, since Election Day, membership more than doubled to more than 50,000 people.
Activists: Trump Rollback Of Transgender Policy "Cruel To Children"Civil rights advocates and LGBTQ activists denounced President Donald Trump’s decision to roll back an Obama administration policy regarding transgender restroom access at public schools, accusing the president of being “cruel to children.”
Trump Presidency Raises Concerns About Constitutional LimitsWith the inauguration fast approaching, the American Civil Liberties Union has expressed concerns president-elect Donald Trump might infringe upon constitutional freedoms after taking office.
Federal Judge Blocks Indiana Abortion LawU.S. District Court Judge Tanya Walton Pratt released a ruling Thursday that grants the preliminary injunction sought by Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky. The law was to set to take effect Friday.
Couple Files Complaint After Inn Denies Them Non-Religious WeddingA mixed faith couple has filed a discrimination complaint with the state, after being told they could not have their wedding at an inn in Galena, because they wanted a non-religious ceremony.
State Bill Would Limit Police Use Of Stingray Cell Phone Tracking UnitA bill has been filed in Springfield that would limit the ways police could use so-called Stingray cell phone technology, reports WBBM's Bob Roberts.
What Are Your Rights During A Traffic Stop?CBS 2's Derrick Blakley reviewed key points of the bland dashboard video with two law enforcement experts.
ACLU Obtains Court Orders To Maintain State Funding To Help People With DisabilitiesThe American Civil Liberties Union says it's gotten court orders keeping state budget money flowing to help many people with physical and psychological disabilities, reports WBBM Political Editor Craig Dellimore.
ACLU Asking Judge To Order DCFS To Enact ReformsThe American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is asking a federal judge to order the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services to start enacting court-ordered reforms, reports WBBM’s Terry Keshner.
Privacy Advocates Worry New State Cyberbullying Law Goes Too Far It's supposed to keep our kids safe, but a new state law aimed at curbing cyberbullying is coming under fire with some saying it goes too far.
ACLU: Racial Disparity In Traffic Stops Still A ProblemAn analysis by the American Civil Liberties Union has revealed African-American drivers bear an undue burden of traffic stops in Chicago.
ACLU Official: Quarantines For Returning Medical Workers Raise Constitutional IssuesIllinois, New Jersey and New York have each implemented a mandatory 21-day quarantine for medical workers returning from West Africa and the ACLU’s Colleen Connell says those policies raise serious constitutional issues.