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Orlando Sentinel
Supreme Court Texas ruling could mean end of similar Wisconsin lawlaw. "The ruling today should have reverberations throughout the country," sai
Supreme Court Texas ruling could mean end of similar Wisconsin law
Orlando Sentinel / Posted 52 minutes ago
law. "The ruling today should have reverberations throughout the country," said Jennifer Dalven, director of the American Civil Liberties Union's Reproductive Freedom Project. She said she expects the Supreme Court on Tuesday will resolve... Read more
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CBC.ca
Document reveals hidden squabble between spies and diplomatsthe day," Pardy said. The omnibus legislation, which became law in June and ex
Document reveals hidden squabble between spies and diplomats
CBC.ca / Posted an hour ago
the day," Pardy said. The omnibus legislation, which became law in June and expanded Canada's no-fly list, came under fire from the NDP and civil liberties groups that said it tilted the balance too far in favour of police and security agency powe... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Justices strike Texas' criteria for abortionscommon sense health and safety regulations for abortion procedures." A spokesm
Justices strike Texas' criteria for abortions
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 hours ago
common sense health and safety regulations for abortion procedures." A spokesman for the Arkansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union, Rita Sklar, said that lawmakers in Arkansas should heed the message sent by the U.S. Supreme Court,... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Surveillance Bill review should strengthen rightsthat justifies broadening existing search and surveillance powers under this Ac
Surveillance Bill review should strengthen rights
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 5 hours ago
that justifies broadening existing search and surveillance powers under this Act, which was already notorious for eroding civil liberties and giving sweeping powers to more government agencies than ever before.“It’s also concerning that the review... Read more
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The Columbian
Class action OK’d for kids facing deportationdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Class action OK’d for kids facing deportation
The Columbian / Posted 6 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government’s failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
High court's Texas abortion rules decision highlights a deep divide among Tennesseanstoward in the General Assembly." Chattanooga's only abortion clinic closed in
High court's Texas abortion rules decision highlights a deep divide among Tennesseans
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 7 hours ago
toward in the General Assembly." Chattanooga's only abortion clinic closed in 1993. The legal director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee, Thomas H. Castelli, praised Monday's decision and said it "strongly suggests that similar... Read more
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KTNV Las Vegas
Education Savings Account application deadline Thursdayand Carson City. The office has received an estimated 6,000 applications so fa
Education Savings Account application deadline Thursday
KTNV Las Vegas / Posted 7 hours ago
and Carson City. The office has received an estimated 6,000 applications so far. However, the program is currently on hold following a lawsuit from the American Civil Liberties Union claiming the program violates a part of the Nevada constitu... Read more
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TribLIVE
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
TribLIVE / Posted 8 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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KTVZ Bend
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
KTVZ Bend / Posted 8 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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ABC Montana
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
ABC Montana / Posted 9 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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KULR-8 Billings
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
KULR-8 Billings / Posted 9 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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9&10 News Cadillac
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
9&10 News Cadillac / Posted 9 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
KXXV Waco / Posted 9 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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Raw Story
Oregon Dem places hold on bill allowing FBI to grab email data without a warrantalso said he opposed another provision of the authorization bill that would lim
Oregon Dem places hold on bill allowing FBI to grab email data without a warrant
Raw Story / Posted 9 hours ago
also said he opposed another provision of the authorization bill that would limit the jurisdiction of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, a government advisory committee that reviews the legality and effectiveness U.S.... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 9 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 10 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Judge unseals some documents and photos in immigration lawsuit on detention facilitiesthe National Immigration Law Center in Los Angeles, the Lawyers’ Committee for
Judge unseals some documents and photos in immigration lawsuit on detention facilities
The Arizona Republic / Posted 10 hours ago
the National Immigration Law Center in Los Angeles, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights in San Francisco, the American Civil Liberties Union of Arizona, and attorneys at Morrison & Foerster LLP, claim the immigrants were held in unsanitary and... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 10 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 10 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
KTVN Reno / Posted 10 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 10 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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Salon.com
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
Salon.com / Posted 10 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government’s failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 10 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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CTV News
B.C. patient challenges new assisted-dying lawfar away, but they may be faced with the prospect of decades of suffering,” Gra
B.C. patient challenges new assisted-dying law
CTV News / Posted 10 hours ago
far away, but they may be faced with the prospect of decades of suffering,” Grace Pastine, litigation director of the B.C. Civil Liberties Association, told CTV’s Power Play on Monday. The B.C. Civil Liberties Association has been contacted by... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Thousands of children added to lawsuit against immigration policy that denies them attorneyshave a fighting chance at getting a fair day in immigration court,” said Ahilan
Thousands of children added to lawsuit against immigration policy that denies them attorneys
The Seattle Times / Posted 10 hours ago
have a fighting chance at getting a fair day in immigration court,” said Ahilan Arulanantham, an attorney for the American Civil Liberties Union’s Immigrant Rights Project in Los Angeles. “The Obama administration should stop defending its... Read more
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Daily Herald
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
Daily Herald / Posted 10 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 10 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearingsdeportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle
Judge OKs class action for children in deportation hearings
The Record Searchlight / Posted 10 hours ago
deportation hearings. The order by U.S. District Judge Thomas Zilly in Seattle comes in a case brought by the American Civil Liberties Union and immigration advocates. It challenges the government's failure to provide lawyers. The plaintiffs... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. senator, opposing FBI email data grabs, places hold on spy billalso said he opposed another provision of the authorization bill that would lim
U.S. senator, opposing FBI email data grabs, places hold on spy bill
Reuters / Posted 10 hours ago
also said he opposed another provision of the authorization bill that would limit the jurisdiction of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board, a government advisory committee that reviews the legality and effectiveness U.S.... Read more
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The Hill
Senate Dem blocks intelligence authorization over FBI surveillancesaid he is also concerned about a provision in the intelligence bill that would
Senate Dem blocks intelligence authorization over FBI surveillance
The Hill / Posted 11 hours ago
said he is also concerned about a provision in the intelligence bill that would "erode the jurisdiction" of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board. The board was created to provide oversight and advice on privacy and civil liberties... Read more
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WWLP Springfield
Popular gun measure appears dead on Beacon Hillcommittee heard from “groups as diverse as GOAL and the ACLU,” referring to the
Popular gun measure appears dead on Beacon Hill
WWLP Springfield / Posted 11 hours ago
committee heard from “groups as diverse as GOAL and the ACLU,” referring to the Gun Owners’ Action League and the American Civil Liberties Union, that had concerns that a citizen who finds themselves on a federal terror watch or no-fly list could... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Blue Angels Return, LI UAV Ban, NJ Jet Fuel Taxcourses. Town officials said that the ban was necessary to protect the privacy
Blue Angels Return, LI UAV Ban, NJ Jet Fuel Tax
The Aero-News Network / Posted 11 hours ago
courses. Town officials said that the ban was necessary to protect the privacy of people using those areas. UAV owners, civil liberties attorneys, and some residents argued against the ban, saying it infringes on their right to fly their... Read more
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The Aero-News Network
Blue Angels Return, LI UAV Ban, NJ Jet Fuel Taxcourses. Town officials said that the ban was necessary to protect the privacy
Blue Angels Return, LI UAV Ban, NJ Jet Fuel Tax
The Aero-News Network / Posted 11 hours ago
courses. Town officials said that the ban was necessary to protect the privacy of people using those areas. UAV owners, civil liberties attorneys, and some residents argued against the ban, saying it infringes on their right to fly their... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Doctor: Corpus Christi abortion clinic will not reopengone into full effect, that number would have dropped to 10 clinics serving the
Doctor: Corpus Christi abortion clinic will not reopen
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 12 hours ago
gone into full effect, that number would have dropped to 10 clinics serving the entire state. Terri Burke, the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas' executive director, said the restrictions trampled on the rights of thousands of women. "(HB... Read more
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E-Commerce Times
Senate Falls Short on Expansion of FBI Surveillance AuthorityAct that have been consistently abused by the government," said Karin Johanson,
Senate Falls Short on Expansion of FBI Surveillance Authority
E-Commerce Times / Posted 12 hours ago
Act that have been consistently abused by the government," said Karin Johanson, national political director of the American Civil Liberties Union. "The McCain amendment would allow the FBI to collect American's most sensitive information --... Read more
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CTV News
Woman with degenerative muscle disease challenging assisted-dying lawintolerable I would like to make the final choice about how much suffering to e
Woman with degenerative muscle disease challenging assisted-dying law
CTV News / Posted 12 hours ago
intolerable I would like to make the final choice about how much suffering to endure," said Lamb, who has joined the B.C. Civil Liberties Association to file a constitutional challenge in B.C. Supreme Court. Grace Pastine, a lawyer with the... Read more
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WSFA 12 Montgomery
AL drops abortion law appeal after SCOTUS ruling on similar TX regulationsa civilized society. There is value to all human life and all humanity." Susan
AL drops abortion law appeal after SCOTUS ruling on similar TX regulations
WSFA 12 Montgomery / Posted 13 hours ago
a civilized society. There is value to all human life and all humanity." Susan Watson, executive director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Alabama, called the Supreme Court decision a victory for women and abortion access. Watson said she... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 14 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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WGRZ-TV Buffalo
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
WGRZ-TV Buffalo / Posted 14 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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KVUE-TV Austin
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
KVUE-TV Austin / Posted 14 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 14 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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WCSH 6 Portland
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
WCSH 6 Portland / Posted 15 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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Brainerd Dispatch
Supreme Court firmly backs abortion rights, tosses Texas lawwoman who has decided to end a pregnancy from getting the care she needs," said
Supreme Court firmly backs abortion rights, tosses Texas law
Brainerd Dispatch / Posted 15 hours ago
woman who has decided to end a pregnancy from getting the care she needs," said Jennifer Dalven, a lawyer with the American Civil Liberties Union. President Barack Obama, whose administration backed the abortion providers in the court challenge,... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 15 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 15 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 15 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 15 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 15 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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11 News Houston
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
11 News Houston / Posted 15 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollmentfaced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Servic
Coast Guard Academy sets record for female enrollment
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 15 hours ago
faced criticism from some who say female enrollment remains too low. The Service Women's Action Network and the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit last year seeking information on gender targets, arguing women were underrepresented... Read more
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