ACLU Files Lawsuit Asking Federal Courts To Oversee Reform Of CPDA new lawsuit seeks to have a federal judge oversee reform of the Chicago Police Department, especially as it relates to the use of force.
ACLU Disappointed Supreme Court Upholds Trump's Travel BanThe American Civil Liberties of Illinois spokesman predicts the court will overturn the ban after hearing arguments this fall.
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.