W. Va. Transgender Athlete Law Challenged In CourtThe ACLU chapter in West Virginia has challenged the state's ban on transgender athletes from competing in female sports.
Ohio Senator Asks If 'The Colored Population' Gets Coronavirus Due To Not Washing Their Hands 'As Well As Other Groups'A Republican lawmaker asked on the Ohio Senate floor if “the colored population” is contracting coronavirus at disproportionate rates because they do not wash their hands as “well as other groups."
ACLU Appeals Case Of School Official Accused Of Harassing Trans Teen In BathroomLawyers for a transgender teenager in West Virginia have appealed the dismissal of a lawsuit that accused an assistant principal of harassing the student for using the boy's bathroom.
Ruling Leaves Ohio Ban On Down Syndrome Abortions On HoldA federal appeals court has upheld a judge's decision to put on hold an Ohio law prohibiting doctors from performing abortions based on a fetal diagnosis of Down syndrome.
Lawsuit: School Official Harassed Trans Teen In BathroomA lawsuit has been filed on behalf of a West Virginia transgender student who said an assistant principal harassed him when he tried to use the boys' bathroom.
West Virginia Principal Accused Of Harassing Transgender Student Gets Job BackThe assistant principal allegedly followed a transgender teenager into the boys bathroom and said, "You freak me out."
Court To Rule On Secrecy Of State Police Social Media PolicyPennsylvania's highest court has agreed to consider whether state police should have to disclose more details about how they use information from social media to investigate crimes and make their own hiring decisions.
ACLU Asks State Officials To Provide Info On Inmate Health During LockdownThe American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania wants the state prison system to reinstate inmate mail and visitation privileges that have been suspended because about 50 guards and other employees have fallen sick in recent weeks.
ACLU Suing Indiana Town Over Cross As Part Of Christmas DecorationsThe American Civil Liberties Union is suing a central Indiana town over the display of a cross as part of its Christmas decorations.
Indiana Trooper Fired For Preaching On DutyThe Indiana State Police fired a trooper who is facing a second lawsuit accusing him of preaching to citizens while on duty.
Pittsburgh Police Academy's Latest Class Has Only 2 Black RecruitsLess than 6 percent of the new police officers graduating in Pittsburgh's latest training academy class are black, but diversity activists say the department is making strides in minority recruitment.
Officials Warn Students About Posting About Plum Incidents On Social MediaStudents at Plum High School say school they’ve been told not to talk about the ongoing teacher-student sexual relations investigations.
Pennsylvania House Passes Bill On Cyber BullyingA bill creating the offense of cyber harassment of a child in Pennsylvania has the overwhelming approval of the state House of Representatives.
Federal Judge Rules Pa. Gay Marriage Ban Is UnconstitutionalA Federal judge is expected to issue his ruling on Pennsylvania’s gay marriage ban.
Butler Co. Commissioners At Odds Over “In God We Trust” MottoA battle is brewing in Butler County over the “In God We Trust” motto.