Biden Urged To Nominate Tie-Breaking Democrat To FCC

President Joe Biden’s ambitious goals for broadband, including expanding access throughout the country, may remain unmet until he nominates a fifth commissioner to the FCC. That’s according to the ACLU, Center for Democracy and Technology, Free Press, Mozilla and dozens of other advocacy organizations.

ACLU Sues For ‘Deliberately Targeting’ Reporters

The ACLU filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday against law enforcement officials for city of Minneapolis and for state of Minnesota over law enforcement actions against journalists who have been covering protests to the death of George Floyd.


ACLU Of Nevada Honors KSNV’s ‘Vegas Lost’

Sinclair-owned NBC affiliate KSNV Las Vegas (DMA 39) has won the ACLU of Nevada’s 2019 Freedom of the Press Award for its ongoing investigative series, Vegas Lost. Led by top journalist John Treanor, Vegas Lost examines critical issues that affect residents of southern Nevada, including homelessness, immigration and the criminal justice system. “Your dedication to […]

ACLU Sues Govt. Over Social Media Surveillance

The American Civil Liberties Union and its Northern California branch filed a lawsuit Thursday against seven government agencies. They allege that the agencies are “investing in technology and systems that enable the programmatic and sustained tracking of U.S. citizens and noncitizens alike,” raising concerns about privacy and free speech.

Fey, Baldwin, Hanks Headline ACLU Telethon

Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin and Tina Fey are teaming up for a star-filled fundraiser for the American Civil Liberties Union that will stream on Facebook Live on March 31.

ACLU: ‘Modern Family’ Gay Couple Should Wed

NEW YORK (AP) – The ACLU is lobbying for the gay couple on “Modern Family” to get married. ACLU Action started a campaign to urge the show’s producers to write a wedding episode for Mitchell and Cameron, fathers of an adopted child and one of three couples at the heart of the show. The ACLU […]