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  • Bondi: No marriage for gay couples until legal battle plays out

    Bondi: No marriage for gay couples until legal battle plays out
    TALLAHASSEE -- Same-sex couples should continue to be prevented from getting married in Florida until a legal battle plays out about the constitutionality of the state's gay-marriage ban, Attorney General Pam Bondi said in a federal-court filing Friday.
  • ACLU files open records request for police phone data-sharing program

    ACLU files open records request for police phone data-sharing program
    A civil liberties group is pressing for more information about an agreement between five local police departments to share telephone data collected during criminal investigations. The ACLU of Virginia filed an open-records request on Wednesday to Newport...

    Chicago police to check CTA riders' bags for explosives

     Chicago police to check CTA riders' bags for explosives
    With hundreds of thousands of riders streaming through 145 stations each day, the CTA's sprawling rail system presents a needle-in-a-haystack challenge when it comes to stopping a would-be terrorist from bringing explosives onto a train. Now, in one...

    Drug-sentencing ballot measure draws million-dollar donors

    Supporters of Proposition 47 are rolling out television ads as national money comes to bear in the campaign to reduce drug penalties in California. The George Soros-sponsored Yes on 47 committee and four other supporting campaigns reported collecting...

    ACLU, New Britain Police Hold Forum On Digital Privacy

    NEW BRITAIN — The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut is sponsoring a public forum Oct. 29 on police and digital privacy. Police Chief James Wardwell and David McGuire, a staff lawyer for the ACLU, will discuss new digital technologies...