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Daily Mail
Chicago PD says its software can identify who will commit a crimechallenge the accuracy of it. That’s where our concern is,' Karen Sheley, direc
Chicago PD says its software can identify who will commit a crime
Daily Mail / Posted 18 hours ago
challenge the accuracy of it. That’s where our concern is,' Karen Sheley, director of the Police Practices Project for the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, told Yahoo News. 'What we have now is a list based on information that isn’t... Read more
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Northwest Herald
Wisconsin couple says Illinois inn wouldn't host non-religious weddingof Human Rights. They claim the inn's owner, Dave Anderson, denied them service
Wisconsin couple says Illinois inn wouldn't host non-religious wedding
Northwest Herald / Posted 2 days ago
of Human Rights. They claim the inn's owner, Dave Anderson, denied them service on the basis of their religion. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is representing them. The couple paid the inn a deposit for a May 2016... Read more
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WXOW 19 La Crosse
Couple files religious discrimination complaint against inncharge against Bernadine's Stillman Inn in Galena, Illinois, last month with th
Couple files religious discrimination complaint against inn
WXOW 19 La Crosse / Posted 2 days ago
charge against Bernadine's Stillman Inn in Galena, Illinois, last month with the Illinois Department of Human Rights. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is representing them. The couple says they paid a deposit for a May 2016 wedding.... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
ACLU misses mark on student privacy … by ignoring itPrivacy. It's a word completely absent from the arguments of the American Civil
ACLU misses mark on student privacy … by ignoring it
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Privacy. It's a word completely absent from the arguments of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois when it comes to, well, privacy in bathrooms. But that simple word is at the heart of the lawsuit that more than 50 families filed against... Read more
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News 8000
Complaint: Inn owner tells couple he'll 'only do religious weddings'charge against Bernadine's Stillman Inn in Galena, Illinois, last month with th
Complaint: Inn owner tells couple he'll 'only do religious weddings'
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
charge against Bernadine's Stillman Inn in Galena, Illinois, last month with the Illinois Department of Human Rights. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is representing them. The couple said they paid a deposit for a May 2016 wedding.... Read more
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WAOW Wausau
Couple files religious discrimination complaint against inncharge against Bernadine's Stillman Inn in Galena, Illinois, last month with th
Couple files religious discrimination complaint against inn
WAOW Wausau / Posted 3 days ago
charge against Bernadine's Stillman Inn in Galena, Illinois, last month with the Illinois Department of Human Rights. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is representing them. The couple says they paid a deposit for a May 2016 wedding.... Read more
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Salon.com
Couple files religious discrimination complaint against innof Human Rights. They claim the inn’s owner, Dave Anderson, denied them service
Couple files religious discrimination complaint against inn
Salon.com / Posted 3 days ago
of Human Rights. They claim the inn’s owner, Dave Anderson, denied them service on the basis of their religion. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois is representing them. The couple paid the inn a deposit for a May 2016... Read more
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Engadget
Chicago turns to big data to predict gun and gang violencefrom the community. "We're concerned about this," Karen Sheley, the director of
Chicago turns to big data to predict gun and gang violence
Engadget / Posted 5 days ago
from the community. "We're concerned about this," Karen Sheley, the director of the Police Practices Project of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, told the NYT. "There's a database of citizens built on unknown factors, and... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
State to verify documents, use facial recognition for driver's licensesa blatant invasion of privacy and would make people vulnerable to identity thef
State to verify documents, use facial recognition for driver's licenses
Chicago Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
a blatant invasion of privacy and would make people vulnerable to identity theft. Ed Yohnka, director of communications at American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, said he believes Illinois and other states have been doing a good job protecting... Read more
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Daily Herald
District 211 reacts to federal transgender bathroom directiveto unlawfully impose its political will through threats and intimidation." Joh
District 211 reacts to federal transgender bathroom directive
Daily Herald / Posted 15 days ago
to unlawfully impose its political will through threats and intimidation." John Knight, director of the LGBT Project at American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, also weighed in. The ACLU plans to file a motion in to intervene in the lawsuit... Read more
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WGN Radio Chicago
Why the ACLU is intervening in a suburban bathroom controversyIs Not Equal” and “#WeStandWithHer.” (James C. Svehla / Chicago Tribune) Direc
Why the ACLU is intervening in a suburban bathroom controversy
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 16 days ago
Is Not Equal” and “#WeStandWithHer.” (James C. Svehla / Chicago Tribune) Director of Communications and Public Policy for American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, Ed Yohnka joins Roe Conn and Anna Davlantes to discuss why the ACLU will... Read more
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WJHG Panama City
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwidefederal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerou
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide
WJHG Panama City / Posted 17 days ago
federal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerous social experiment." Edwin Yohnka of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, depicted the lawsuit as "a sad... Read more
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The Commercial Dispatch
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwidefederal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerou
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide
The Commercial Dispatch / Posted 17 days ago
federal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerous social experiment." Edwin Yohnka of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, depicted the lawsuit as "a sad... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwidefederal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerou
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 17 days ago
federal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerous social experiment." Edwin Yohnka of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, depicted the lawsuit as "a sad... Read more
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The Columbian
Debate on transgender bathroom access is nationalfederal Education Department had pressured the school district into a “dangerou
Debate on transgender bathroom access is national
The Columbian / Posted 17 days ago
federal Education Department had pressured the school district into a “dangerous social experiment.” Edwin Yohnka of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, depicted the lawsuit as “a sad... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Transgender rights fight is about dignity, not privacythat people use bathrooms corresponding to the gender on their birth certificat
Transgender rights fight is about dignity, not privacy
Chicago Tribune / Posted 17 days ago
that people use bathrooms corresponding to the gender on their birth certificate in government facilities. And the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois announced Tuesday it will intervene in opposition to a lawsuit filed last week... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Debate Over Transgender Bathroom Access Spreads Nationwidefederal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerou
Debate Over Transgender Bathroom Access Spreads Nationwide
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 18 days ago
federal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerous social experiment." Edwin Yohnka of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, depicted the lawsuit as "a sad... Read more
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Salon.com
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwidefederal Education Department had pressured the school district into a “dangerou
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide
Salon.com / Posted 18 days ago
federal Education Department had pressured the school district into a “dangerous social experiment.” Edwin Yohnka of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, depicted the lawsuit as “a sad... Read more
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Peoria Journal Star
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwidefederal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerou
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide
Peoria Journal Star / Posted 18 days ago
federal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerous social experiment." Edwin Yohnka of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, depicted the lawsuit as "a sad... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwidefederal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerou
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide
Brandon Sun / Posted 18 days ago
federal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerous social experiment." Edwin Yohnka of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, depicted the lawsuit as "a sad... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwidefederal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerou
Debate over transgender bathroom access spreads nationwide
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 18 days ago
federal Education Department had pressured the school district into a "dangerous social experiment." Edwin Yohnka of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, depicted the lawsuit as "a sad... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
B&B lawyer seeks reversal of $80,000 judgmentthe decision infringes upon Walder's constitutional and statutory rights. Mean
B&B lawyer seeks reversal of $80,000 judgment
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 18 days ago
the decision infringes upon Walder's constitutional and statutory rights. Meanwhile, Ed Yohnka, a spokesman for the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, whose attorneys are representing the Wathens, said the exceptions filed by... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Taunting transgender children is off limitschallenges a settlement reached between District 211 and the Department of Educ
Taunting transgender children is off limits
Chicago Tribune / Posted 22 days ago
challenges a settlement reached between District 211 and the Department of Education following a complaint filed by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois with the department, seeking locker room access for Student A, a transgender girl... Read more
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FOX News
Parents sue feds for forcing school to let transgenders in girls locker roomher names, including ‘transphobic’ and ‘homophobic’,” the lawsuit states. The
Parents sue feds for forcing school to let transgenders in girls locker room
FOX News / Posted 22 days ago
her names, including ‘transphobic’ and ‘homophobic’,” the lawsuit states. The DOE has yet to respond to the lawsuit. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois told the Chicago Tribune the lawsuit is a “sad development by groups opposed to... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker roominto our nations' schools," she told reporters at the federal court building, f
Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker room
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
into our nations' schools," she told reporters at the federal court building, flanked by several dozen parents. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, criticized the suit. "Today's... Read more
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The Lexington Dispatch
Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker roominto our nations' schools," she told reporters at the federal court building, f
Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker room
The Lexington Dispatch / Posted 23 days ago
into our nations' schools," she told reporters at the federal court building, flanked by several dozen parents. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, criticized the suit. "Today's... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker roominto our nations' schools," she told reporters at the federal court building, f
Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker room
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 23 days ago
into our nations' schools," she told reporters at the federal court building, flanked by several dozen parents. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, criticized the suit. "Today's... Read more
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Spartanburg Herald-Journal
Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker roominto our nations' schools," she told reporters at the federal court building, f
Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker room
Spartanburg Herald-Journal / Posted 23 days ago
into our nations' schools," she told reporters at the federal court building, flanked by several dozen parents. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, criticized the suit. "Today's... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker roominto our nations' schools," she told reporters at the federal court building, f
Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker room
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted 23 days ago
into our nations' schools," she told reporters at the federal court building, flanked by several dozen parents. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, criticized the suit. "Today's... Read more
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Salon.com
Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker roominto our nations’ schools,” she told reports at the federal court building, fla
Illinois families sue over transgender access to locker room
Salon.com / Posted 23 days ago
into our nations’ schools,” she told reports at the federal court building, flanked by several dozen parents. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, which has represented the transgender student, criticized the suit. You Might... Read more
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Daily Mail
School district is sued by 51 families over transgender bathroom caseseeks an injunction to prevent enforcement of that agreement. That deal stemme
School district is sued by 51 families over transgender bathroom case
Daily Mail / Posted 23 days ago
seeks an injunction to prevent enforcement of that agreement. That deal stemmed from a complaint filed in 2013 by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois on behalf of a transgender student who was born male and identifies as... Read more
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Reuters
Families sue Illinois school district over transgender bathroom caseseeks an injunction to prevent enforcement of that agreement. That deal stemme
Families sue Illinois school district over transgender bathroom case
Reuters / Posted 23 days ago
seeks an injunction to prevent enforcement of that agreement. That deal stemmed from a complaint filed in 2013 by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois on behalf of a transgender student who was born male and identifies as... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Illinois School District Sued Over Transgender-Friendly Bathroom Policyseeks an injunction to prevent enforcement of that agreement. That deal stemme
Illinois School District Sued Over Transgender-Friendly Bathroom Policy
The Huffington Post / Posted 24 days ago
seeks an injunction to prevent enforcement of that agreement. That deal stemmed from a complaint filed in 2013 by the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois on behalf of a transgender student who was born male and identifies as... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Students sue school system, U.S. Dept. of Ed. over transgender accesssuit that the locker room policy prevents the students from practicing the mode
Students sue school system, U.S. Dept. of Ed. over transgender access
Chicago Tribune / Posted 24 days ago
suit that the locker room policy prevents the students from practicing the modesty that their faith requires of them. The American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois has represented the student in her ongoing battle for locker room access. ACLU... Read more
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Orlando Sentinel
Child deaths tied to abuse, neglect still highand for our partners as we work together to keep more children safe." Benjamin
Child deaths tied to abuse, neglect still high
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 27 days ago
and for our partners as we work together to keep more children safe." Benjamin Wolf, assistant legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois, said there's "no excuse" for a child welfare system not accurately tracking and... Read more

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