American Civil Liberties Union

Civil Liberties Groups Critical Of Gov's Stance On Syrian RefugeesA pair of civil liberties groups have denounced Gov. Rick Scott's desire to close Florida's borders to additional refugees from Syria in the wake of the terrorist assault on Paris.
ACLU, Muslim Inmates Sue Over Dade Jail Meal Policy lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Florida and four inmates is challenging Miami-Dade County's denial of religious-based meals to Muslims.
Florida's Abortion Waiting Period Remains In Legal LimboFlorida's abortion waiting period remains in legal limbo.
Beer Growlers, Ticket Quotas, Abortion Waiting Period Among New LawsThe state's record-setting budget goes into effect on Wednesday, along with 130 other new laws that were produced by the Legislature this year in the regular and special sessions and signed by Gov. Rick Scott.
Judge Considers Challenge To Abortion Waiting PeriodA Leon County circuit judge is considering a challenge to a law that would require women to wait 24 hours before having an abortion. All this just days before the law is set to take effect.
Exclusive: Brickell Key Woman Says Drone Spied On Her As She BreastfedImagine you're in the privacy of your own home -- possibly in a compromising position -- and you turn around and see a drone just a few feet from you. A Brickell Key woman says that's what happened to her while she was breastfeeding her child earlier this week inside the family's 12th floor condo.
House Panel Backs Abortion Waiting PeriodA House panel Thursday plunged into the legislative session's first abortion debate, approving a measure that would require a 24-hour waiting period before women could terminate pregnancies.
ACLU Says Police Body Camera Videos Should Be Open To PublicThe American Civil Liberties Union and a group of civil rights organizations are opposing a police body camera bill in the Florida Legislature, saying it too often shields the videos from public view.
Florida Drops Appeals In Scott Welfare Drug Testing CaseFlorida Governor Rick Scott dropped appeals meant to push for a law that would have required welfare applicants to submit to mandatory drug testing.
High Court To Hear Gay Marriage Cases In AprilSupreme Court justices said they will decide if same-sex couples around the nation will have the right to marry under the Constitution.
South Florida Cameras Become New Form Of PolicingA new virtual policing system is in place in Miami. It includes cameras catching your every move and it's just the beginning.
Dozens of Same-Sex Couples Renew Vows In Miami BeachDozens of same-sex couples renewed their vows at a free ceremony in Miami Beach Tuesday night.
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