Activists get $50,000 settlement over RNC raid (www.tcdailyplanet.net)
The FBI and the City of St. Paul have agreed to pay $50,000 to vegan activists whose home they raided without a proper search warrant on the night of the 2008 Republican National Convention.
Every month, you'll receive regular roundups of the most important civil rights and civil liberties developments. Remember: a well-informed citizenry is the best defense against tyranny.
The latest in National Security
The American Civil Liberties Union is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to defend and preserve the individual rights and liberties guaranteed to every person in this country by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America.
Learn More About National Security
The ACLU’s National Security Project is dedicated to ensuring that U.S. national security policies and practices are consistent with the Constitution, civil liberties, and human rights.