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||Marriage Equality in Utah||Memo to Utah, and other states that deny marriage equality: a majority of people should not have the power to vote to deny a minority their constitutionally guaranteed rights. That's why we call them 'rights.'||1/7/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Your Privacy at the Border||Can US immigration agents examine your laptop & cell phone for no reason any time you cross the border?||1/5/2014||Free||View In iTunes|
||Stop NSA spying||Stop NSA spying Today, the answer to the question, "Is it possible to protect ourselves from the NSA?," is YES.||12/6/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Big Brother and Little Brother||Big Brother and Little Brother If you worry about what Big Brother government is doing, listen to what Little Brother is up to.||12/6/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Post on the internet and go to jail. Really?||Post on the internet and go to jail. Really? Allege terrorism, and Abracadabra! The Constitution vanishes.||12/6/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sarah Shourd Tells of Her 410 Days in Solitary Confinement||Before she spent 410 days in solitary confinement, she knew that isolating a person was a cruel form of punishment. Still, it was not until she experienced it herself that she realized it was torture.||7/17/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Another rape. Ho hum, ho hum: New Report on Rape in Prison - Civil Liberties Minute||Another rape. Ho hum, ho hum: New report on rape in prison Every year, 80,000 inmates in American prisons and jails are raped or sexually assaulted. Why are we ignoring it?||6/3/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Gideon: Memphis Public Defender on Indigent Defense||Benjamin Rush, Jr. is a public defender in Memphis, Tennessee. Lawyers in his Shelby County office have caseloads that are three to four times larger than the national average, and Rush reports that he is often able to spend only minutes with his clients before they enter the courtroom. Not only are public defenders in Shelby County strapped for time and resources, but, according to Rush, "we face problems that regular criminal justice attorneys don’t face – and that’s poverty."||3/18/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
||Stop Solitary: Maine's Commissioner of the Department of Corrections Joseph Ponte on Reducing His State's Solitary Confinement||Maine’s Commissioner of the Department of Corrections Joseph Ponte on reducing his state’s solitary confinement population.||3/11/2013||Free||View In iTunes|
Thomas Jefferson sais, "the cost of freedom is vigilance," pointing to the government. We should be thankful that the ACLU is very alert and does more to protect our rights than the government ever has. Governments do NOT give freedom, they take freedom.
Thank u, ACLU!
Podcast reflects org well. I only wish they were as consistent as the Inst. for Justice in protecting us from STATE COERCION (ie what about our gun rights?)
Gay haters are not homophobes, they are anti-gay activists. Besides, phobia is a fear not a hatred.
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