ACLU Bills Would Require Transparency On Police SurveillanceBills being introduced in nearly a dozen cities is aiming to force police departments to disclose the surveillance technologies they use, the American Civil Liberties Union and other transparency advocates announced Wednesday.
ACLU: Blacks Ticketed For Seat Belts Twice Rate Of Whites In FloridaBlack drivers in Florida were twice as likely as white drivers to be stopped and cited for failing to wear a seat belt, according to a new study by the American Civil Liberties Union.
Appeals Court To Take Up Abortion Waiting PeriodA state appeals court will hear arguments next month in a dispute about a law approved last year that would require women to wait 24 hours before having abortions.
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.