Civil Liberties and Security Archives

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Anonymous Web Authors Targeted by Proposed NJ Laws

3/15/06

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Media || Privacy / Surveillance

NewStandard Staff

FBI Spies on More Anti-war Activists, Exposes Ethnic Prejudice

3/14/06

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Law Enforcement / Prison System || Race / Racism

NewStandard Staff

Religious Charity to End Adoption Program over Gay Rights

3/13/06

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Gender / Sexism || Law / Courts

Brendan Coyne

Gitmo Detainee Allegedly Tortured at 15 to Face Tribunal

3/13/06

News Article

Military / War || Terrorism / Terror War

Catherine Komp

Omar Khadr, accused of committing war crimes at the age of 15, is slated to go before a military panel next month at Guantánamo in what his attorneys say is a violation of international youth rights.

Homeland Security to Grease Wheels of Religious Funding

3/9/06

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Religion || Catastrophe / Crisis

Brendan Coyne

Far-Right Bill Targets Immigrants, Punishes Helpers

3/8/06

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Immigration / Refugees || Social Movements / Activism

Bennett Baumer

Abortion Protest Ruling Gets Mixed Response on Left*

3/7/06

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Social Movements / Activism || Civil / Human Rights

Michelle Chen

The defeat of a major legal claim against anti-choice groups is seen as an affront to reproductive freedom by some progressives, but as a boon for free speech by others.

Supreme Court Backs Campus Military Recruitment

3/7/06

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Gender / Sexism || Military / War

Brendan Coyne

Report Finds Few Protections for Pregnant Prisoners

3/6/06

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Gender / Sexism || Law Enforcement / Prison System

Brendan Coyne

Privacy Groups Debate Court Record Access

3/3/06

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Privacy / Surveillance || Law / Courts

Brendan Coyne

Pentagon Already Accused of Violating McCain Torture Ban

3/1/06

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Civil / Human Rights || Terrorism / Terror War

Jessica Azulay

Despite Govt. Cries, Privacy Laws Trail Technology

2/27/06

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Privacy / Surveillance || Science / Technology

NewStandard Staff

cell phones email big brother privacy surveillance tracking spying spy observe

One-sided Prison Census Review Sparks Backlash

2/27/06

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Elections / Democracy || Law Enforcement / Prison System

Brendan Coyne

Dubai Ports Shake-up Exposes ‘Racism,’ ‘Cronyism’

2/24/06

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Secrecy / Corruption || Business

NewStandard Staff

Store Clerk Meth Sting Challenged as Misguided, Racist

2/24/06

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Race / Racism || Law Enforcement / Prison System

Brendan Coyne

Verizon Faces New $20B Suit over NSA Spying Complicity

2/24/06

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Privacy / Surveillance || Business

NewStandard Staff

Virginia ACLU Seeks Change in Recruiter-Protester Policy

2/22/06

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Social Movements / Activism || Military / War

NewStandard Staff

Opposition to Michigan ‘Shoot-to-Kill’ Bill Grows

2/22/06

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Politics / Legislation

NewStandard Staff

School Bus Drivers Latest ‘Terror War’ Recruits

2/21/06

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Terrorism / Terror War || Privacy / Surveillance

Brendan Coyne

Grassroots Group Sues Louisiana over Voting Rights Violations

2/21/06

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Catastrophe / Crisis || Elections / Democracy

Brendan Coyne

Fight Continues over New Orleans’s Lower Ninth Ward*

2/21/06

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Catastrophe / Crisis || Poverty / Class Issues

Kari Lydersen

Six months after Hurricane Katrina ravaged one of the Crescent City’s poorest neighborhoods, local leaders appear poised to invoke eminent domain and force one last exodus from the Lower Ninth Ward.

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