ACLU Sues Over Near-Total Abortion Ban in Alabama

Abortion providers backed by the American Civil Liberties Union filed an anticipated lawsuit Friday morning challenging the constitutionality of Alabama’s near-total ban on the procedure, kicking off a legal battle that supporters of the ban hope will land in the nation’s highest court.

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Arizona DA Accused of Stonewalling Records Request

In more than six months since a receiving a request for thousands of documents, the Maricopa County Attorney’s Office has provided just a single list of employees – a clear violation of the Arizona Public Records Law, the American Civil Liberties Union and a freelance journalist say in a lawsuit filed Wednesday.

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Seventh Circuit Allows Indiana to Continue ICE Detainers

The Seventh Circuit on Thursday vacated a settlement between an Indiana sheriff’s office and the American Civil Liberties Union that prohibited cooperation with federal immigration authorities without a warrant, finding the state has standing to protect its interest in cooperating with immigration enforcement efforts.

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Opponents of Georgia Abortion Ban Gin up for Court Fight

Opponents of a Georgia law banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected vow to take their fight from the state Capitol to the courthouse. Signed Tuesday by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, the measure is one of the nation’s most restrictive abortion laws and would ban the procedure around six weeks of pregnancy, before many women know they are pregnant.

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