aclu http://wwno.org en Settlement Reached in Lawsuit over Middle Finger Light Display http://wwno.org/post/settlement-reached-lawsuit-over-middle-finger-light-display <p></p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">A lawsuit over a Denham Springs woman's light display, which extended a middle finger to her neighbors, has been settled.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">Final dismissal documents were filed in federal court this week.</p> Sat, 02 Mar 2013 16:11:37 +0000 The Associated Press 30407 at http://wwno.org ACLU's Suit Over Super Bowl "Clean Zone" Settled http://wwno.org/post/aclus-suit-over-super-bowl-clean-zone-settled <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana and the city of New Orleans have agreed to a settlement resolving the group's lawsuit over the city's plans to enforce a "clean zone" where the use of banners, signs and flags would be restricted during Super Bowl week.</p> Tue, 29 Jan 2013 02:20:15 +0000 The Associated Press 27991 at http://wwno.org ALCU Sues to Block Super Bowl "Clean Zone" http://wwno.org/post/alcu-sues-block-super-bowl-clean-zone <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana is suing to block the city of New Orleans from maintaining a so-called "clean zone" where the use of banners, signs and flags will be restricted during Super Bowl festivities.</p> Thu, 24 Jan 2013 23:55:45 +0000 The Associated Press 27769 at http://wwno.org Woman Seeks to Keep Middle Finger Light Display http://wwno.org/post/woman-seeks-keep-middle-finger-light-display <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px;">The holidays may be over, but a Denham Springs woman wants to keep her unusual light display on her roof, showing an extended middle finger to her neighbors.</p> Thu, 10 Jan 2013 00:00:00 +0000 The Associated Press 26553 at http://wwno.org Bourbon Street preaching limits blocked for now http://wwno.org/post/bourbon-street-preaching-limits-blocked-now <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">A federal judge has set an Oct. 1 hearing for a city ordinance restricting religious or political speech on Bourbon Street after dark.</p><p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">The Times-Picayune reports that U.S. District Judge Eldon Fallon issued a temporary restraining order on Friday that blocks enforcement of the law for now.</p> Mon, 24 Sep 2012 16:26:17 +0000 The Associated Press 20580 at http://wwno.org ACLU: school lawyer looking at pregnancy policy http://wwno.org/post/aclu-school-lawyer-looking-pregnancy-policy <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 11px; line-height: 15px; ">MONROE &mdash; A northeast Louisiana charter school&nbsp;that prevents pregnant female students from attending school and can force them to take a pregnancy test to continue attending school if administrators &quot;suspect&quot; a pregnancy has drawn the attention of the American Civil Liberties Union.</p> Wed, 08 Aug 2012 16:29:22 +0000 The Associated Press 17397 at http://wwno.org ACLU Files 'Groundbreaking' Lawsuit Claiming Right To Learn To Read http://wwno.org/post/aclu-files-groundbreaking-lawsuit-claiming-right-learn-read The American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan filed suit against the state on Thursday on behalf of about 1,000 grade-school kids from Highland Park, Mich. Fri, 13 Jul 2012 16:59:00 +0000 editor 15682 at http://wwno.org New Coalition Lifts Up Latino LGBT Familia http://wwno.org/post/new-coalition-lifts-latino-lgbt-familia The civil rights effort Familia es Familia, or 'Family is Family,' had its coming out party at the National Council of La Raza convention in Las Vegas. It aims to increase acceptance of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender people in the Latino community, and more than 20 Latino rights organizations have signed on. Guest host Maria Hinojosa talks with Ingrid Duran, the co-founder of Familia es Familia, and Anthony Romero, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union. Wed, 11 Jul 2012 15:46:00 +0000 Maria Hinojosa 15513 at http://wwno.org