An entrance to a paternity ward in a hospital. (credit: GUILLAUME SOUVANT/AFP/Getty Images)

Couple Sues Tenn. Over Right To Choose Child’s Last Name

A couple is suing the state of Tennessee for the right to choose the last name for their newborn son.


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Some Concerned About Car Computers’ Effect On Privacy

Connecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.


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ACLU Wants Judge To Put NC Voter ID Law On Hold

Advocacy groups are asking a federal judge to put key provisions of North Carolina’s elections overhaul law on hold for the November election.


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NC Lesbians Head For NYC Wedding With ACLU Cash

A NC lesbian couple is headed to NYC to get married thanks to the ACLU.


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Urgency To Overturn NC Gay Marriage Ban

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union on Wednesday launched a new legal assault on North Carolina’s constitutional ban on recognizing same-sex marriage, urging a federal judge to quickly negate it to help […]


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ACLU Questions NC Sheriffs About Prison Rape Law

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Sheriffs in 23 out of 100 North Carolina counties haven’t showed the ACLU that they are following a federal law to prevent rapes in prison, the civil rights group said. But […]


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ACLU Defends Student’s Right To Read Bible At School

The American Civil Liberties Union of Tennessee is coming to the defense of a student who wants to red the Bible at school.


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School Board Votes To Allow Students To Read Book About Abortion, Rape

Watauga County school officials say teachers can still have their students read the book “The House of Spirits.”


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ACLU To Seek Challenge Of NC Gay Marriage Ban

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The American Civil Liberties Union says it’s looking for ways to challenge North Carolina’s constitutional ban against same-sex marriages. The ACLU said Tuesday its first option is to try amending a […]

CBS Charlotte–07/09/2013

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Racism In America: African-Americans More Likely To Be Arrested For Marijuana Possession

(CBS Charlotte) — The use of marijuana in the United States among African-Americans and Caucasians is nearly identical, however, African-Americans are more likely to be arrested for possession than Caucasians. A recent study conducted by the […]

CBS Charlotte–06/08/2013



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