The Rhode Island chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union is opposing a proposed state health department regulation that would require annual flu immunizations for children up to age 5 and would keep those with medical exemptions out of school or day care during flu outbreaks.
TORRINGTON, Conn. (AP) _ The American Civil Liberties Union is backing a Torrington student group opposing new rules for the conduct of athletes following the arrests of four football players on statutory rape charges. Sandy […]
The American Civil Liberties Union is concerned that former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez is now “locked alone inside a room the size of a parking spot” after being placed in a new cell last week.
An agreement has been reached to extend the Sheff v. O’Neill school education equity case by one year. The Center for Children’s Advocacy, the American Civil Liberties Union, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund […]
The Rhode Island ACLU says it’s concerned about actions Warwick school officials took against students who went on Twitter and disparaged state Education Commissioner Deborah Gist over a new graduation testing requirement.
As the national discussion on mental health continues following the tragic shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School that killed 27 people, a recent mental health bill that was defeated in Connecticut may have helped in keeping Adam Lanza away from Sandy Hook Elementary School.
A federal judge is expected to consider a possible settlement of a lawsuit brought by the ACLU on behalf of the family of a man who died in custody of immigration officials at the Wyatt Detention Facility in Central Falls.
Filing a complaint against a police officer in Connecticut can be a confusing and intimidating process, according to a report released Tuesday by the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut.
A Rhode Island schools superintendent has ended the district’s father-daughter dances and mother-son ballgames to comply with a state gender discrimination law, prompting some to complain that the move is an example of political correctness gone awry.
The American Civil Liberties Union on Tuesday said a Connecticut high school violated a student’s rights to free expression by asking him to remove a T-shirt with an anti-gay message.