Rhode Island Affiliate, American Civil Liberties Union


2006 News Releases

December 27, 2006 -- General Treasurer Sued Over Rules Denying Compensation to Certain Victims of Violent Crimes

December 18, 2006 -- ACLU Says Department of Education Failed to Adequately Review Harmful Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curriculum

December 12, 2006 -- ACLU Files Suit Challenging Ban of Student's Yearbook Photo

December 5, 2006 -- In Victory for Free Speech, Slapp Suit is Dismissed

December 4, 2006 --  ACLU Files Free Speech Suit Aginst Rhode Island College for Censoring Reproductive Rights Sign Display

November 30, 2006 -- ACLU Files Open Records Suit Against State Police to Obtain "Racial Profiling" Videotape

November 27, 2006 -- ACLU Defends South Kingstown Resident Against Political Slapp Suit

November 1, 2006 -- ACLU Asks Appeals Court to Overturn Ban on Inmate Preaching at Christian Services

November 1, 2006 -- Document Confirms that RI Peace Protest Was Entered in Federal Terrorism Database

September 28, 2006 -- ACLU and Community Groups Object to State Police Response to Racial Profiling Complaint

August 22, 2006 -- ACLU Calls for Moratorium on Police "Stun Gun" Use

July 27, 2006 -- Groups Denounce General Treasurer Rules Denying Compensation to Certain Victims of Violent Crimes

June 19, 2006 -- Phone Companies Plead "National Security" in Response to RI ACLU Complaint About Record-Sharing With Federal Spy Agency

June 14, 2006 -- ACLU Sues Pentagon to Uncover Surveillance of Local Peace Groups

June 7, 2006 -- Court Upholds Ruling Barring Inmate from Preaching at Christian Services; RI ACLU Considers Appeal

May 26, 2006 -- RI ACLU Criticizes Smoke Shop Raid Ruling

May 24, 2006 -- RI ACLU Files Complaint About Phone Companies' Cooperation With Federal Spy Agency

May 8, 2006 -- ACLU Challenges Political Canvassing Restrictions in East Greenwich

April 27, 2006 -- Court Strikes Down Restrictions on Participation in Ballot Referenda Campaigns

March 22, 2006 -- RI ACLU Hails Department of Education Action to Halt Use of Questionable “Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage” Curriculum in Public Schools

February 2, 2006 -- ACLU Responds to Secret Service Investigation of Student Essay

February 1, 2006 -- ACLU of Rhode Island Seeks Pentagon Files on Peace Groups

January 25, 2006 -- ACLU Files Brief in McElroy Civil Commitment Case

January 12, 2006 -- Documents Show that DMV Expects New Driver's License Law to Cost R.I. Taxpayers More than $20 Million

January 11, 2006 -- RI ACLU Files Appeal on Behalf of Inmate Barred from Preaching at Christian Services

January 9, 2006 -- RI ACLU Report Questions Calls for Punitive Drunk Driving Legislation

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