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    Stand Up for Women's Health Rally

    Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice America, and more than 20 other organizations held a rally to oppose proposals by House Republicans to eliminate federal funding for Planned Parenthood.

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    Racial Profiling

    Witnesses testified on racial profiling and state immigration laws in Alabama and Arizona, relations between law enforcement and African-Americans, as well as anti-terrorism efforts that…

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    March for Women's Lives

    Politicians, celebrities, and others spoke in support of women’s rights around the world, including family planning, education, and human rights. They also supported the…

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    Reaction to Supreme Court Ruling on Same-Sex Marriage

    Same-sex marriage opponents and supporters spoke from the steps outside the U.S. Supreme Court about the rulings just announced.
    Defenders of Proposition 8 argued that the Supreme…

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    ACLU in American Life

    Panelists discussed many of the issues on which national debate has been promoted by litigation and public education from the American Civil Liberties Union. Topics included national…

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    Racial Profiling Hearing News Conference

    Following a Senate Judiciary Committee subcommittee hearing on racial profiling, Senator Ben Cardin (D-MD) held a news conference on his legislation, the “End Racial Profiling…

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    National Security and Liberty

    Panelists talked about the tension between a free press and national security. Among the topics they addressed were National Security Agency (NSA) data collection, prosecuting…

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    Media Coverage of Race and Social Mobility

    Panelists talked about media coverage of racial issues. Topics included changing journalistic and U.S. racial demographics; the controversy surrounding Philadelphia Magazine’s…

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    Prosecution of Terrorist Suspects

    Joshua Dratel, Colonel Morris Davis and Anthony Romero spoke about trials for suspected terrorists involved in the September 11, 2001 attacks on the U.S. Among the topics they addressed…

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    Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood Reactions

    Participants, lawmakers, and interested parties spoke to reporters on the steps of the U.S. Supreme Court following oral arguments in Ayotte v. Planned Parenthood of New England.

    In June…

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    Book Discussion on The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib

    Ms. Greenberg and Mr. Dratel talked about the book they edited, The Torture Papers: The Road to Abu Ghraib, published by Cambridge University Press. It is a compilation of…

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    U.S. Immigration Law and Policy

    The first panel in a four-part series, “Fortress America: The State and Future of U.S. Immigration Law and Policy,” was held on immigration law and policy. The panelists…

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    Opposition to South Dakota Legal Ban on Abortion

    Participants talked about an initiative to oppose a measure on South Dakota ballots in November 2008, called Initiated Measure 11, that would impose a statewide ban on abortion. They…

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    Presidential Authority and NSA Surveillance

    The panelists discussed the recent controversy surrounding the Bush administration’s surveillance by the National Security Agency without warrants. Topics included the legality…

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    Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism

    Mr. Clarke talked about the dangers of terrorism and combating it, the decision to invade Iraq, and the small, fanatical percentage of Muslims who perpetrate terrorism. He…

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    Curbing the Patriot Act

    Mr. Romero talked about various actions taken by the U.S. government as part of the war on terrorism. Among the issues addressed were government surveillance and investigations,…

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    Civil Liberties

    Anthony Romero delivered remarks on the civil liberties issues of the year, including the trials currently going on at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.
    After his speech he answered questions from…

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    Civil Liberties and the War on Terrorism

    Governor Owens and Former Governor Dean debated anti-terrorism efforts and enforcement of the Patriot Act. Among the topics they addressed were privacy concerns, law enforcement…

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    Government Surveillance Programs

    Anthony Romero talked about National Security Agency surveillance without warrants that had been ordered by the Bush administration. The ACLU believes the surveillance is…

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    Security and Civil Liberties

    Mr. Romero talked about maintaining a balance between individual rights and public safety in the war on terrorism. He responded to audience telephone calls, faxes, and electronic…

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