Civil Liberties Sitemap - Page 2 2016-09-26

EEOC Timeline - A History of the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
For a half century, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has protected American workers from employment discrimination.

Ted Cruz on Civil Liberties - Civil Liberties Positions of Ted Cruz
Where does Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), likely 2016 presidential contender, stand on key civil liberties issues?

History of Constitutional Amendments
The history of U.S. constitutional amendments tells the story of our country's history in 27 short, strange chapters.

Civil Rights Act Definition
The eight Civil Rights Acts, from 1866 to 1991.

Did Christopher Columbus Discover America?
We can now prove that Christopher Columbus did not discover the Americas. It's time to stop pretending that he did.

Islamophobia - Definition of Islamophobia
Definition of the term Islamophobia.

Nullification Definition - Definition of Nullification
A definition of nullification. Civil Liberties.

Supreme Court First Amendment Cases - First Amendment Cases Adjudicated by the Supreme Court
Landmark First Amendment cases adjudicated by the Supreme Court.

Anthony Comstock Biography - Biography of Anthony Comstock
A short biography of Anthony Comstock, the mad censor of New York.

Joseph McCarthy Biography - Short Biography of Joseph McCarthy
A quick biography of Joseph McCarthy, with a photo, key facts, quotes, and a timeline.

Eugene V. Debs Biography - Biography of Eugene V. Debs
A biography of Eugene V. Debs (1855-1926), American prisoner of conscience.

Saul Alinsky Biography - Biography of Saul Alinsky
A biography of Saul Alinsky, social theorist and community organizer.

James Meredith Biography - Biography of James Meredith
A biography of James Meredith (1933-), the man who integrated Ole Miss.

President Barack Obama and Assault Weapons - Obama on the possibility of an Assault Weapons Ban
President Barack Obama has pledged his support for a permanent ban on the sale of assault weapons in the United States. However, no action has been taken to enact such a ban. Learn more about President Obama's stance on assault weapons.

Gonzales v. Carhart (2007) - Profile of Gonzales v. Carhart, the "Partial Birth" Abortion Case
A summary of Gonzales v. Carhart (2007), the

Jus Gentium Definition - Definition of the Roman Legal Concept of Jus Gentium
Definition of the Roman legal term

Plutocracy - Definition of Plutocracy
Definition of the term

Anarcho-Capitalism - Definition of Anarcho-Capitalism
Definition and explanation of anarcho-capitalism.

Internet Civil Liberties - The Internet and Civil Liberties
A summary and timeline describing the relationship between the Internet and civil liberties, with emphasis on free speech.

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) - Profile of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP)
A profile of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP).

Seventh Amendment - The Text, Origins, and Meaning of the Seventh Amendment
The text, origins, and meaning of the Seventh Amendment, which protects the right to trial by jury in tort actions.

Delaware Gun Rights - An Overview of Gun Laws in Delaware
Gun rights in Delaware. Learn more about gun rights in Delaware in this overview of gun laws in Delaware. From Delaware gun control to Delaware handgun laws, this is intended as a brief guide for Delaware gun owners.

Florida Gun Rights - An Overview of Florida Gun Laws
Gun rights in Florida. Learn more about gun rights in Florida in this overview of gun laws in Florida. From Florida gun control to Florida handgun laws, this is intended as a brief guide for Florida gun owners.

Gun Owners of America - A Profile of Gun Owners of America
Gun Owners of America is the little guy in the fight when it comes to lobbying for 2nd Amendment gun rights. But the GOA is in the thick of the battle. Learn about the history and mission of Gun Owners of America, sometimes thought of as a hardliner's alternative to the National Rifle Association.

The Child Online Protection Act (COPA) of 1998 - The "Harmful to Minors" Internet Censorship Bill
If upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court, the Child Online Protection Act (COPA) of 1998 would impose harsh criminal penalties on any material the government deems

Elena Kagan on Abortion Rights and Roe v. Wade - Elena Kagan's Views on Abortion Rights and Roe v. Wade
Elena Kagan's views on abortion rights and Roe v. Wade.

Civil Liberties 101 - So where do civil liberties fit in on the political map, anyway?
So where do civil liberties fit in on the political map, anyway?

Civil Liberties 101 - What's the difference between civil liberties and civil rights?
Frequently asked questions (FAQ) about civil rights and civil liberties.

Do Corporations Have Rights? - Corporate Rights
Do corporations have rights? Tom Head explores corporate rights.

U.S. Legislators - Profiles of U.S. Senators and Representatives - Political Biographies
Profiles of U.S. Senators and Representatives. Includes current members of Congress, as well as past members who are especially known for their work as legislators.

Waterboarding and Torture - Torture and the Waterboarding Debate
Is waterboarding torture? Find out what key policymakers think, and learn the latest on this important civil liberties controversy.

Criticism of the Libertarian Party Platform - Is the Libertarian Party Libertarian Enough?
Criticism of the Libertarian Party platform.

Criticism of the Libertarian Party Platform - Libertarian Party and Civil Rights
Criticism of the Libertarian Party platform, focusing on civil rights. Page 2.

Criticism of the Libertarian Party Platform - Point by Point Analysis
A point-by-point analysis and criticism of the Libertarian Party platform. Page 3.

Criticism of the Libertarian Party Platform - Is the Libertarian Party Libertarian Enough?
Criticism of the Libertarian Party platform. Page 4.

Women Against Gun Control - A Profile of Women Against Gun Control
Not all women support gun control. Not all women want to be victims. That's the premise of Utah-based Women Against Gun Control, which was founded in 1994 and has chapters in 12 states and in Canada. Learn about Women Against Gun Control and its pro-gun initiatives.

Cesare Beccaria on the Right to Bear Arms - Gun Rights and the Second Amendment
Many people believe that the

The Evolution of American Civil Liberties - A Short Timeline
[description goes here]: timeline of the civil rights movement british monarchs criminal justice system american civil liberties legal philosophy

Top 10 Death Penalty Blogs
Looking for blogs on capital punishment, the death penalty, and the Eighth Amendment? Here's a list of ten great ones, including Abolishthe Death Penalty, the Lonely Abolitionist, Project Hope, and more.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 15.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 9.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 11.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 16.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 35.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 18.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 2.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 32.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 25.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 34.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 4.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 6.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 3.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 5.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 14.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 19.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 29.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 30.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 36.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 22.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 10.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 20.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 31.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 21.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 8.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 17.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 37.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 33.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 28.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 24.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 27.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 26.

Lesbian and Gay Rights - Lesbians and Gay Men in the Military
Information on discrimination against lesbians and gay men who would like to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces. Page 5.

Pictures from the March for Women's Lives on April 25, 2004 - March for Women's Lives Pictures
Pictures from the 2004 March for Women's Lives in Washington, DC, the largest DC protest event in U.S. history. Page 23.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 12.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 7.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 13.

March for Women's Lives - Photo
March for Women's Lives - Photo. Civil Liberties. Page 38.

Lesbian and Gay Rights - Workplace Discrimination
Information on workplace discrimination issues affecting lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals. Page 7.

History of the ACLU - The Baldwin Years (1920-1950)
An illustrated history of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) under the leadership of Roger Nash Baldwin, including his response to the Palmer Raids, the Scopes monkey trial, and the creation of the Japan Civil Liberties Union (JCLU). Page 2.

History of the ACLU - The Malin Years (1950-1963)
An illustrated history of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) under the leadership of Patrick Murphy Malin (1950-1963), including discussion of the persecution of Corliss Lamont and the subsequent formation of the Emergency Civil Liberties Union. Page 3.

Lopez v. Gonzales (2007) and Toledo-Flores v. United States (2007)
The upcoming Lopez v. Gonzales (2007) and Toledo-Flores v. United States (2007) immigrant misdemeanor cases. Page 2.

Mitt Romney on Civil Liberties
The civil liberties views of Governor Mitt Romney (R-MA), rumored 2008 presidential candidate. Includes discussion of his views and history on gay rights and gay marriage, immigrants' rights and illegal immigrants, abortion and reproductive rights, the death penalty and capital punishment, the First Amendment, and the Second Amendment and gun control. Page 4.

Ron Paul on Civil Liberties - Representative Ron Paul (R-TX) on Civil Liberties
Presidential candidate Ron Paul on abortion, gay marriage, and other civil liberties issues. Page 3.

Tom Tancredo on Civil Liberties - Representative Tom Tancredo (R-CO) on Civil Liberties Issues
Presidential candidate Tom Tancredo on immigration, abortion, gay marriage, and other civil liberties issues. Page 5.

The Execution of Angel Nieves Diaz
The botched lethal injection of Angel Diaz led Florida, and perhaps California and Maryland, to declare moratoria on capital punishment while courts and commissions examine the constitutionality of existing lethal injection protocols.

Death Penalty Moratorium in Florida
Bookmark this page for frequent updates. On December 16th, 2006, Governor Jeb Bush (R-FL) suspended Florida executions following the botched execution of Angel Diaz.

Welfare Queen - Definition of the Term Welfare Queens
Definition of the term ''welfare queen.''

DC Voting Rights - Analysis of Voting Rights in Washington, DC
An analysis of the Washington, DC voting rights issue.

Comprehensive Immigration Reform - Explaining Comprehensive Immigration Reform
Comprehensive immigration reform explained. What is it, and why is it controversial?

The Military Commissions Act of 2006
Understand the Military Commissions Act of 2006, which deals with the treatment of alleged detainees and enemy combatants.

Summary of Hamdan v. Rumsfeld (2006) - Supreme Court Geneva Conventions Case
This Supreme Court decision, Hamdan v. Rumsfeld, covered enemy combatants under the Geneva Conventions.

Manadel al-Jamadi - The Crucifixion of Manadel al-Jamadi
Manadel al-Jamadi was tortured to death by U.S. interrogators at Abu Ghraib Prison on November 4, 2003.

History of Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility - A Short History of the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility
A short history of the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay, with emphasis on post-9/11 use.

Why is Mumia Abu-Jamal in Prison - Learn Why Mumia Abu-Jamal is in Prison
Why is Mumia Abu-Jamal in prison? Tom Head explains.

School Strip Search Case, Safford v. Redding (2009) - Summary of the Safford v. Redding School Strip Search Case
Summing up Safford v. Redding (2009), the U.S. Supreme Court school strip search case.

Libertarian History - History and Timeline of Libertarianism
A timeline history of libertarianism and the Libertarian movement.

Civil Liberties and the Democratic Party - An Overview of the Democratic Party on Civil Liberties
An overview of the Democratic Party and where it stands on civil liberties issues.

History of American Civil Liberties - A Short History of American Civil Liberties
A short history of American civil liberties.

Obama vs McCain - Compare Differences Between Obama and McCain
Compare differences between Obama and McCain on civil liberties issues.

Heterosexism - Definition of Heterosexism
Definition of heterosexism. Civil Liberties.

National Organization for Women (NOW) - Profile of the National Organization for Women (NOW)
A profile of the National Organization for Women (NOW).

Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) - Profile of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA)
A profile of the Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA).

How to Argue Ineffectively - Learn How to Argue Ineffectively
How to argue your point ineffectively and lose every time.

How to Become a Civil Liberties Activist - Get Active!
If you're interested in doing more to defend American civil liberties, such as sign petitions, join civil liberties organizations, and volunteer, here are some suggestions.

Pictures from the March for Women's Lives on April 25, 2004 - March for Women's Lives Pictures
Pictures from the 2004 March for Women's Lives in Washington, DC, the largest DC protest event in U.S. history.

Pictures from the March for Women's Lives on April 25, 2004 - March for Women's Lives Pictures
Pictures from the 2004 March for Women's Lives in Washington, DC, the largest DC protest event in U.S. history.

Pictures from the March for Women's Lives on April 25, 2004 - March for Women's Lives Pictures
Pictures from the 2004 March for Women's Lives in Washington, DC, the largest DC protest event in U.S. history.

Pictures from the March for Women's Lives on April 25, 2004 - March for Women's Lives Pictures
Pictures from the 2004 March for Women's Lives in Washington, DC, the largest DC protest event in U.S. history.

Pictures from the March for Women's Lives on April 25, 2004 - March for Women's Lives Pictures
Pictures from the 2004 March for Women's Lives in Washington, DC, the largest DC protest event in U.S. history.

It Happened Here
An illustrated history of the first Red Scare, the most totalitarian period in U.S. history, which led activists to form the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU).

Chauvinism - History and Definition of the Word Chauvinism
A history and definition of the word chauvinism.

Helen Prejean - Biography of Sister Helen Prejean
Biography of Sister Helen Prejean, author of

Al Sharpton - Profile of the Rev. Al Sharpton
A biographical profile and timeline of the life of Rev. Al Sharpton, prominent civil rights activist and 2004 Democratic presidential candidate.

Abortion Rights Cheat Sheet - All You Need to Know About Abortion Rights
Everything you need to know about abortion rights on a single, easy-to-read page.

Issues and Views - Civil Liberties Issues and Views
Civil liberties issues and views.

Your Rights - All About Your Rights
Your basic rights as a human being.

Boumediene v. Bush (2008): The Guantanamo Bay Habeas Corpus Case - Habeas Corpus, Guantanamo Bay, and Boumediene v. Bush
Boumediene v. Bush (2008), the U.S. Supreme Court ruling pertaining to the habeas corpus rights of enemy combatants at Guantanamo Bay, explained in a single page.

History of the Electric Chair - A Short History of the Electric Chair
A single-page summary of the electric chair's origins and history.

5 Things That Don't Define Gender - What Gender is Not
What gender is not: Seven things that don't define gender.

Civil Liberties in Mississippi - An Overview of Civil Liberties in Mississippi
A short guide to civil liberties in Mississippi.

What is Community Organizing?
Community organizing is often criticized but seldom understood.

Civil Liberties in the 2008 Elections - 2008 Elections and Civil Liberties
Civil liberties issues in the 2008 U.S. national elections.

Abortion and Euthanasia - Pro-Choice Movement and the Right to Die
Deals with beginning-of-life and end-of-life issues, such as abortion, euthanasia, and the right to die.

General Information on U.S. Civil Liberties - Supreme Court - Constitutional Law - Bill of Rights
Looking for information on the Supreme Court, Bill of Rights, history of American civil liberties, timeline, primary source documents, rights declarations, and more?

Civil Liberties Blogs - Top 7 Civil Liberties Blogs
The top seven civil liberties blogs.

Civil Liberties Blog Central - Top 200 Blogs About Your Civil Rights
Looking for blogs on civil liberties issues? You've come to the right place!

Capitalism - Property Rights, Free Trade, and Open Markets
Information about fiscal libertarian issues such as property rights, free trade, and open markets.