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2005 News Releases

  • Dec 22, 2005 - Contempt Motion Filed Against Anthony Fire District Chief
  • Dec 16, 2005 - U.S. Military Monitored Rhode Island Protest Activity; RI ACLU Demands Investigation
  • Nov 22, 2005 - ACLU Sues Over Highway Billboard Restrictions
  • Nov 17, 2005 - State Advisory Promotes Students’ Right to Privacy From Military Recruiters
  • Nov 14, 2005 - Traffic Stop Statistics Document Both Racial Profiling and Poor Police Work, ACLU Report Concludes
  • Nov 07, 2005 - ACLU Criticizes Barrington School Decision to Ban Home-Grown Film From the Classroom
  • Nov 02, 2005 - ACLU Warns That Basic Civil Liberties Protections Missing Should Flu Outbreak Strike Rhode Island
  • Oct 07, 2005 - Access to Internet Materials at Public Libraries Increased
  • Oct 05, 2005 - ACLU Files Open Records Lawsuit Against Foster-Glocester School District
  • Sep 27, 2005 - ACLU Seeks Review of Questionable Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curriculum
  • Sep 21, 2005 - Groups File Court Brief Challenging State Raid of Indian Smoke Shop
  • Sep 14, 2005 - ACLU Criticizes Criminal Checks of Katrina Evacuees
  • Aug 31, 2005 - Students’ Rights to Withhold Information From Military Recruiters Not Being Adequately Protected
  • Aug 19, 2005 - Following Criticism From the ACLU and Others, U.S. District Court Will Amend Proposed Rule
  • Aug 18, 2005 - ACLU Asks Coventry School Committee to Discontinue Restrictive Public Comment Policy
  • Aug 08, 2005 - Statistics on Traffic Stop Racial Profiling Show Backsliding, ACLU Report Finds
  • Jul 07, 2005 - Groups Criticize Attorney General for Ducking Reporters’ Shield Law Case
  • Jun 06, 2005 - ACLU Files Court Brief in Support of Mayor Laffey’s Radio Show Lawsuit
  • Jun 01, 2005 - ACLU Files Open Records Lawsuit Against North Smithfield
  • May 23, 2005 - ACLU Sues DMV Over Driver’s License Procedures for Immigrants
  • May 18, 2005 - Rhode Island ACLU Files Request to Uncover Spy Documents
  • May 16, 2005 - ACLU Applauds Court Ruling on Police Liability for High Speed Chase
  • May 03, 2005 - Police Departments Not Abiding by 2004 Law Against Racial Profiling, ACLU Report Finds
  • May 02, 2005 - ACLU Calls on Board of Elections to Reverse Laffey Radio Show Ruling
  • Apr 27, 2005 - Groups Urge Swift Collection of Evidence in Carpio Arrest
  • Apr 15, 2005 - ACLU Settles Challenge to Political Canvassing Restrictions in Johnston
  • Apr 11, 2005 - Appeals Court Reverses Sanctions Against Attorneys in Cornel Young, Jr. Civil Rights Case
  • Mar 31, 2005 - Research Shows Racial Profiling Persists in RI Traffic Enforcement; ACLU Plans Response
  • Mar 23, 2005 - Under Threat of ACLU Lawsuit, Providence School Reinstates Student
  • Mar 08, 2005 - ACLU Calls on Attorney General to Withdraw Opinion Allowing Public Meetings by Telephone
  • Feb 16, 2005 - Latest North Smithfield Discrimination Case Resolved
  • Feb 10, 2005 - Tiverton Gay Marriage Benefits Case Settled
  • Feb 03, 2005 - Settlement Reached in Racial Profiling Claim Against Scituate Police
  • Jan 06, 2005 - 10 Commandments Monument Removed From City Park
  • Jan 05, 2005 - ACLU Urges Governor Not to Revisit Unconstitutional Roadblocks
  • Jan 03, 2005 - ACLU Represents Same-Sex Couple in Insurance Benefits Case