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@CustomsBorder got on a Greyhound bus yesterday and asked every passenger for their papers 42 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2018 Jan 2018 44 6822
Looking for support for this group. 39 NYC_SKP Jul 2013 Jul 2013 8 5750
Gun owning liberal and watching Baggars shoot at a range 38 IkeRepublican Oct 2013 Nov 2013 17 13597
The Atlantic: The ACLU Declines to Defend Civil Rights 38 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2018 Nov 2018 2 3168
For once I agree with Rand Paul. I also don't think Loretta Lynch should be Attorney General 34 danriker Feb 2015 Feb 2015 21 4956
In the case of the praying football coach, both sides invoke religious freedom 22 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2022 Apr 2022 5 1226
DHS Dep Sec Cuccinelli tells NPR not only are they not stopping the Portland tactics, they're ... 20 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2020 Jul 2020 14 3002
Michael Moore asks citizens to stand up to Obama on civil liberties issue 19 Eugene Feb 2013 Feb 2013 62 4643
There could be justice for Trayvon Martin after all... 18 GopperStopper2680 Mar 2012 Jan 2013 3 5275
I Was Arrested for Learning a Foreign Language. Today, I Have Some Closure. 18 friendly_iconoclast Jan 2015 Jan 2015 79 5098
EYE IN THE SKY WATCHIN OVER YOU!! 17 tomkoop Jun 2012 Jan 2013 7 7916
More DNA Samples, More Debate 17 question everything Sep 2013 Oct 2013 0 3270
EFF: "Internet Publication of 3D Printing Files About Guns: Facts and What's at Stake" 17 friendly_iconoclast Aug 2018 Aug 2018 4 2150
"I protect a lot of harmful speech. A short thread" 17 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 30 Oct 31 10 995
Strict Constructionists and the Second Amendment 16 bucolic_frolic Dec 2012 May 2013 4 10451
What happens when constitutional rights contradict each other? 15 DetlefK Mar 2018 Mar 2018 0 2756
DHS decides there's been enough free speech for the day, walks up, and pepper-sprays vet in the face 15 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2020 Jul 2020 14 1958
Tennessee teen in trouble for saying 'bless you' after sneeze 14 exboyfil Aug 2014 Jan 2015 1 4094
The Supreme Court Is Ready to Make Taxpayers Fund Religious Schools 14 mahatmakanejeeves Dec 2021 Dec 2021 1 1158
You Can’t Protest at the Supreme Court 13 alp227 Jan 2012 Feb 2013 5 6884
Madison: Federalist No. 46, on the makeup of the militia: 13 NYC_SKP Feb 2015 Mar 2015 1 3517
They're Falsely Accused of Shoplifting, but Retailers Demand Penalties 13 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2018 Aug 2018 50 3955
Justice Alito says pandemic has resulted in 'unimaginable' restrictions on individual liberty 13 mahatmakanejeeves Nov 2020 Nov 2020 2 1533
Victory!!! Larry Klayman sued Rebecca Schoenkopf and @Wonkette over publications protected by 1A. 13 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2022 Jul 2022 32 2056
White House Petition to Pardon Edward Snowden 12 limpyhobbler Jun 2013 Jun 2013 1 3071
Why expelled Oklahoma frat boys would have an ‘excellent chance’ in court 12 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2015 Mar 2015 1 2800
WHAT!!?? Another mistaken identity "Made to stand naked" by police? 12 TigressDem Dec 2020 Feb 2021 5 2256
With Roe gone, states rush to criminalize not only abortion, but 𝗧𝗔𝗟𝗞𝗜𝗡𝗚 about abortion. 12 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2022 Jul 2022 32 2009
Oakland man guilty of murder - no body of victim 11 alp227 Feb 2012 Jan 2013 0 5098
Teacher Fired for Past Life as Porn Actress 11 Modern School Jan 2013 Jul 2013 1 6215
Montana drafts new bill giving felons the option of being spanked 11 Mkap Feb 2013 Mar 2013 0 3286
Is cash bail unconstitutional? Activists sue over system 'favoring the wealthy' 11 Eugene Dec 2015 Feb 2016 8 2049
A 53 year-old homeless man was arrested after trying and failing to use a counterfeit $20 bill to... 11 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Mar 2019 3 2333
Intellectual Property Reform. 11 gredinger Feb 2020 Feb 2020 0 3063
N.J. woman must remove anti-Biden F-bomb signs or face $250-a-day fines, judge rules 11 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2021 Jul 2021 1 2807
North Carolina HBCU leader 'outraged' after bus of Black students stopped in SC 11 Eugene Oct 11 Oct 11 50 2689
Is this an example of child abuse or... 10 shockedcanadian Oct 2013 Oct 2013 4 2337
Jail Doesn't Help Addicts. Let's Stop Sending Them There. 10 NYC_SKP Oct 2014 Oct 2014 14 3598
Does anyone here feel as I do, that we have essentially lost the courts? 10 Desert Dem Sep 2019 Jul 2020 2 2748
HS student punished for not standing for Pledge of Allegiance 10 mahatmakanejeeves Feb 2020 Feb 2020 10 1886
Minnesota Cops Can Seize Your Car, Sell It And Keep The Profits, Even If You Did Nothing Wrong 10 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2020 Oct 2020 14 2079
FBI says fortune seized in Beverly Hills raid was criminals' loot. Owners say: Where's the proof? 10 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2021 Sep 2021 33 3187
My grumpy neighbor threw a hissyfit cuz I put a bumpersticker on her new car and went joyriding 9 struggle4progress May 2011 Feb 2012 1 3543
Australian Muslim women must show faces for identity checks under new law 9 alp227 Mar 2012 Aug 2012 0 3369
In rebuff to Bloomberg, New York City Council curbs police power 9 Eugene Jun 2013 Aug 2013 3 2428
ACLU story: "You May Have 'Nothing to Hide' But You Still Have Something to Fear" 9 NYC_SKP Aug 2013 Aug 2013 29 3440
Did the head of a religious faction take a gummint helicopter from DC to New York? 9 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2015 Sep 2015 0 2111
In first, U.S. judge throws out cell phone 'stingray' evidence 9 Eugene Jul 2016 Jul 2016 33 2634
Inalienable Rights Means Citizenship Not Required 9 ymetca Feb 2017 Jul 2018 6 2108
Do Americans really give a fuck about personal privacy anymore, or is the 9 Fred Sanders Mar 2018 Mar 2018 1 1559
Well, my 15 year old son just headed off to protest! 9 Tucker08087 Jun 2018 Jul 2018 13 2003
Your Boss Can Now Search Your Car 9 sandensea Jul 2020 Jul 2020 16 2449
Teacher loses in ruling involving Pledge of Allegiance dispute 9 mahatmakanejeeves Jul 2021 Jul 2021 26 2502
Vast majority of those being held in Georgia's rural jails are there for nonviolent offenses 9 mahatmakanejeeves Friday Tuesday 9 650
Obama Crowned Himself on New Year's Eve 8 davidswanson Dec 2011 Jan 2013 9 3979
EFF racks up another courtroom victory over the NSA: damning docs to follow 8 friendly_iconoclast Sep 2013 Oct 2013 17 2421
Teen Kills 4; Judge LITERALLY Lets Him Off Because He is Rich! 8 appleannie1 Dec 2013 Dec 2013 4 2938
The effort to normalize drone surveillance 8 Android3.14 Dec 2013 Jan 2014 0 2298
A question and why I avoid using terms like... 8 discntnt_irny_srcsm Mar 2015 Mar 2015 0 1816
Police Brutality Can’t Be Fixed By African-American Self-Improvement 8 Panich52 May 2015 Jul 2015 5 1865
"Male Escorts A Homeland Security Threat?" NYT Editorial 8 Smarmie Doofus Aug 2015 Aug 2015 10 2350
FBI Director calls 'stop and frisk' an important tool when used right 8 Eugene Sep 2016 Sep 2016 4 1477
Paxton takes a stand for Cy-Fair ISD in case of student who sat for Pledge of Allegiance 8 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 2018 Sep 2018 2 979
Greyhound tells riders of rights when Border Patrol comes on board 8 Eugene Dec 2018 Dec 2018 35 3969
Freedom Caucus chairman: use asset forfeiture to fund the wall 8 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2019 Feb 2019 1 2030
On Fox News, Dinesh D'Souza calls on Trump to use "force" and send the National Guard to campuses 8 mahatmakanejeeves Mar 2019 Mar 2019 1 2111
16-year-old Illinois boy commits suicide after police threatened him with lifetime sex registry 8 mahatmakanejeeves Apr 2019 Apr 2019 3 1862
The DEA seized her father's life savings at an airport without alleging any crime occurred 8 mahatmakanejeeves Jan 2020 Mar 2020 23 3579
I'm an Activist in Russia. I Can't Believe What My Life Has Become. 8 BigmanPigman Aug 2020 Feb 2021 22 2319
Trump: we did a retaliatory gang killing 8 mahatmakanejeeves Oct 2020 Oct 2020 7 1885
To Promote Public Safety, Michigan Authorizes Cops To Rob Travelers at Airports 8 mahatmakanejeeves Jun 2022 Jun 2022 4 1118
Pennsylvania school district trying to ban any written expression not created for school purposes. 8 mahatmakanejeeves Aug 2022 Aug 2022 5 1150
Fifth Circuit reverses and grants judgment *for* a judge who does a prayer ceremony in his courtroom 8 mahatmakanejeeves Sep 30 Sep 30 4 960
Have grave concerns about the prison pipeline? Serve on a jury. 8 ck4829 Nov 12 Nov 12 10 714
Judge rules (Illinois) eavesdropping law unconstitutional 7 Bozita Mar 2012 Feb 2013 10 3540
What to do? 7 sinkingfeeling Jun 2012 Jun 2012 1 2513
New York "stop and frisk" trial set for March 2013 7 Eugene Aug 2012 Feb 2013 3 2621
1984 has finally arrived, folks 7 WhoIsNumberNone Nov 2012 Feb 2013 5 2787
"Gideon’s Army": Young Public Defenders Brave Staggering Caseloads, Low Pay to Represent the Poor 7 rug Jan 2013 Jan 2013 3 2595
It All Started Innocently Enough 7 DallasNE Mar 2013 Apr 2013 3 5223
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