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American Civil Liberties Union Of Indiana

EDITORIAL: Porter County needs to fund jail expansion

Now that the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana has added its voice in the lengthy conversation over conditions at the Porter County Jail, it's time for the Porter County Council and commissioners to finally settle on a plan to ease crowding there.

September 01, 2013 12:00 am
BRIAN HOWEY: What is the cost of controversy?

BRIAN HOWEY: What is the cost of controversy?

What is the cost of controversy to you, the taxpayer?

July 07, 2013 12:00 am

Lowell High School graduate sues school officials over suspension

HAMMOND | A Lowell High School graduate is suing officials at her former school, claiming they had no right to suspend her for a comment she posted on Twitter, federal court records state.

June 04, 2013 6:45 pm

Griffith Public Schools, students settle lawsuit relating to Facebook comments

HAMMOND | Griffith Public Schools reached a settlement with three girls who were expelled after making Facebook comments discussing killing several classmates and teachers, according to federal court documents filed Monday.

March 18, 2013 6:00 pm
YOUNG VOICES: Students deserve right to free speech

YOUNG VOICES: Students deserve right to free speech

Take a minute and imagine if your boss followed you home every day. In fact, he followed you wherever you went when you went off work. You’re sitting at dinner with your family, and there’s your boss standing in the corner watching. You go to the mall on a Saturday, and your boss follows beh…

February 11, 2013 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: Upon release, felons regain freedom to vote

GUEST COMMENTARY: Upon release, felons regain freedom to vote

Recently I took it upon myself to conduct an unscientific poll. I've asked colleagues, political activists and friends whether a Hoosier convicted of a felony can vote. Most said no, and others were uncertain. That tells me that it's likely that the majority of Hoosiers are under the impress…

April 01, 2012 12:00 am
GUEST COMMENTARY: ACLU ready to fight 'personhood' crusaders

GUEST COMMENTARY: ACLU ready to fight 'personhood' crusaders

"Motherhood is the hardest job on earth," we often hear and say. With the birth of every child, a new mom signs up for 18 or more years of nurturing, supporting, teaching and guiding a human life, a responsibility any sensible person would want to undertake with caution.

December 06, 2011 12:00 am

EDITORIAL: Congress, not states, must act on immigration

A federal judge's ruling on Indiana's new immigration law points to the need for Congress to provide immigration reform the nation needs.

July 03, 2011 12:00 am
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