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2006 News Releases

  • Dec 27, 2006 - General Treasurer Sued Over Rules Denying Compensation to Certain Victims of Violent Crimes
  • Dec 18, 2006 - ACLU Says Dept.of Education Failed to Adequately Review Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curriculum
  • Dec 12, 2006 - ACLU Files Suit Challenging Ban of Student’s High School Yearbook Photo
  • Dec 05, 2006 - In Victory for Free Speech, SLAPP Suit is Dismissed
  • Dec 04, 2006 - ACLU Files Free Speech Suit Against RIC For Censoring Reproductive Rights Sign Display
  • Nov 30, 2006 - ACLU Files Open Records Suit Against State Police to Obtain “Racial Profiling” Videotape
  • Nov 27, 2006 - ACLU Defends South Kingstown Resident Against Political SLAPP Suit
  • Nov 01, 2006 - ACLU Asks Appeals Court to Overturn Ban on Inmate Preaching at Christian Services
  • Nov 01, 2006 - Document Confirms That RI Peace Protest Was Entered in Federal Terrorism Database
  • Sep 28, 2006 - Groups Object to State Police Response to Racial Profiling Complaint
  • Aug 22, 2006 - ACLU Calls for Moratorium on Police “Stun Gun” Use
  • Jul 27, 2006 - Groups Denounce General Treasurer Rules Denying Compensation to Certain Victims of Violent Crimes
  • Jun 19, 2006 - Phone Companies Plead “National Security” In Response to RI ACLU Record-Sharing Complaint
  • Jun 14, 2006 - ACLU Sues Pentagon to Uncover Surveillance of Local Peace Groups
  • Jun 07, 2006 - Court Upholds Ruling Barring Inmate From Preaching at Christian Services; RI ACLU Considers Appeal
  • May 25, 2006 - RI ACLU Criticizes Smoke Shop Raid Ruling
  • May 24, 2006 - RI ACLU Files Complaint About Phone Companies’ Cooperation With Federal Spy Agency
  • May 08, 2006 - ACLU Challenges Political Canvassing Restrictions in East Greenwich
  • Apr 27, 2006 - Court Strikes Down Restriction on Participation in Ballot Referenda Campaigns
  • Mar 22, 2006 - RI ACLU Hails Dept. of Education Action to Halt Use of “Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage” Curriculum
  • Feb 02, 2006 - ACLU Responds to Secret Service Investigation of Student Essay
  • Feb 01, 2006 - ACLU of Rhode Island Seeks Pentagon Files on Peace Groups
  • Jan 25, 2006 - ACLU Files Brief in McElroy Civil Commitment Case
  • Jan 12, 2006 - Documents Show That DMV Expects New Driver’s License Law to Cost RI Taxpayers More Than $20 Million
  • Jan 11, 2006 - RI ACLU Files Appeal on Behalf of Inmate Barred From Preaching at Christian Services
  • Jan 09, 2006 - RI ACLU Report Questions Calls for Punitive Drunk Driving Legislation