257Jul 18, 2013
National Security and Liberty
Panelists talked about the tension between a free press and national security. Among the topics they addressed were National Security Agency (NSA) data collection, prosecuting journalists for ...
483Jun 26, 2013
Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage
Same-sex marriage opponents and supporters spoke from the steps outside the U.S. Supreme Court about the rulings just announced.
Defenders of Proposition 8 argued that the Supreme Court’s ...
338Apr 3, 2013
Media Coverage of Race and Social Mobility
Panelists talked about media coverage of racial issues. Topics included changing journalistic and U.S. racial demographics; the controversy surrounding Philadelphia Magazine’s ...
381Apr 17, 2012
Racial Profiling Hearing News Conference
Following a Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee hearing on racial profiling, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) held a news conference on his legislation, the “End Racial Profiling Act.” ...
2,682Apr 17, 2012
Witnesses testified on racial profiling and state immigration laws in Alabama and Arizona, relations between law enforcement and African-Americans, as well as anti-terrorism efforts that target ...
424Apr 3, 2012
ACLU in American Life
Panelists discussed many of the issues on which national debate has been promoted by litigation and public education from the American Civil Liberties Union. Topics included national security ...
2,824Apr 7, 2011
Stand Up for Women's Health Rally
Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice America, and more than 20 other organizations held a rally to oppose proposals by House Republicans to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood.
337Mar 22, 2010
Prosecution of Terrorist Suspects
Joshua Dratel, Colonel Morris Davis and Anthony Romero spoke about trials for suspected terrorists involved in the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S. Among the topics they addressed were the ...
76Aug 12, 2008
Opposition to South Dakota Legal Ban on Abortion
Participants talked about an initiative to oppose a measure on South Dakota ballots in November 2008, called Initiated Measure 11, that would impose a statewide ban on abortion. They responded ...
49Jun 9, 2008
Anthony Romero delivered remarks on the civil liberties issues of the year, including the trials currently going on at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
After his speech he answered questions from audience ...
27Jun 9, 2007
Two authors talked with Ms. Greenburg about their books on civil liberties in the age of combating terrorism. After their discussion they responded to audience members' questions.
36Jun 3, 2007
Book Discussion on In Defense of Our America
Anthony Romero read from the book he co-authored with Dina Temple-Raston, In Defense of Our America: The Fight for Civil Liberties in the Age of Terror, published by William Morrow. He ...
33Oct 16, 2006
Mr. Romero gives the keynote address at the American Civil Liberties Union membership conference. Among the topics he addressed were erosions of civil liberties under the Bush ...
66Feb 20, 2006
Presidential Authority and NSA Surveillance
The panelists discussed the recent controversy surrounding the Bush administration’s surveillance by the National Security Agency without warrants. Topics included the legality of the ...
47Feb 20, 2006
Government Surveillance Programs
Anthony Romero talked about National Security Agency surveillance without warrants that had been ordered by the Bush administration. The ACLU believes the surveillance is illegal. He ...
86Jan 12, 2006
U.S. Immigration Law and Policy
The first panel in a four-part series, “Fortress America: The State and Future of U.S. Immigration Law and Policy,” was held on immigration law and policy. The panelists discussed ...
23Dec 6, 2005
Lawsuit Challenging Extraordinary Rendition
American Civil Liberties Union officials spoke to reporters about a lawsuit challenging the CIA’s “extraordinary rendition” of foreign nationals, an alleged practice of abducting ...
100Nov 30, 2005
Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood Reactions
Participants, lawmakers, and interested parties spoke to reporters on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court following oral arguments in Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of New England.
104Feb 9, 2005
Book Discussion on The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib
Ms. Greenberg and Mr. Dratel talked about the book they edited, The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib, published by Cambridge University Press. It is a compilation of U.S. ...
27Jan 26, 2005
Prisoner Abuse Allegations
Mr. Romero spoke by telephone from New York City about the documents that the American Civil Liberties Union released on Monday with of detailed
descriptions of abuse of Iraqi civilians in ...
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