Topic: American Civil Liberties Union
A US court has an opportunity to consider that question in a lawsuit brought on behalf of the American-born cleric by the ACLU and Anwar al-Awlaki's father.
11/12/2010 01:54 pm
An ACLU lawsuit is challenging the legality of including Anwar al-Awlaki on a secret 'kill list.' The US says killing the cleric, an Al Qaeda member, would safeguard national security.
11/08/2010 09:01 pm
American-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki is hiding in Yemen, where he's a leader of Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula. He's trained terrorist recruits and helped prepare the Christmas Day bomber.
11/07/2010 04:52 pm
Bringing your grievances to Washington in the form of a mass protest is an American tradition that dates back to the late 19th century. Here are five memorable Washington protests.
11/01/2010 03:29 pm
Editorial Board Blog Juan Williams firing: Does journalism need more objectivity -- or more transparency?
NPR's Juan Williams was fired after remarks he made on Fox News about his anxiety over seeing Muslims on planes.
10/22/2010 12:47 pm
Anita Hill accused Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas of sexual harassment in 1991. Virginia Thomas, the justice's wife, has now asked Anita Hill to apologize. She's also in the spotlight for her political activism.
10/20/2010 03:50 pm
A lower court has allowed a suit by an American Muslim, detained without charge in 2003 as a material witness, to proceed against former Attorney General John Ashcroft. The Supreme Court says it will consider Ashcroft's appeal.
10/18/2010 01:15 pm
Attorney General Eric Holder said the Feds would vigorously enforce federal law against anyone carrying, growing or selling marijuana if voters pass Calif. Prop 19 to legalize the drug.
10/16/2010 12:25 am
Two Colorado residents sued when they were barred from a 2005 George W. Bush speech because they arrived in a car with an antiwar bumper sticker. The Supreme Court rejected their case Tuesday.
10/12/2010 12:34 pm
In a world where everyone has access instantly to what is said on the other side of the planet, free speech has to reckon with millions of new 'free listeners'
10/12/2010 08:25 am