ACLU http://wkms.org en Kentucky ACLU Criticizes Large-Scale Police Targeting of 'Low Level' Drug Suspects http://wkms.org/post/kentucky-aclu-criticizes-large-scale-police-targeting-low-level-drug-suspects <p>The Kentucky State Police embarked Friday on what officials are calling “the largest one-day drug round-up in agency history"—but the state ACLU suggests that the busts are misguided.</p><p>Dubbed “Operation Black Friday,” state police were targeting nearly 500 people were being &nbsp;targeted for arrest across the state on charges mostly related to drug trafficking,&nbsp;KSP spokesman Sgt. Richard Saint-Blancard said.</p><p> Fri, 01 Nov 2013 20:43:09 +0000 Jonathan Meador (KPR) 36213 at http://wkms.org Kentucky ACLU Criticizes Large-Scale Police Targeting of 'Low Level' Drug Suspects ACLU-TN Advises Schools On Game Day Prayers http://wkms.org/post/aclu-tn-advises-schools-game-day-prayers <p></p><p>Praying for your high school football team is OK. But the American Civil Liberties Union says those before-game prayers should not be sponsored by public schools.</p><p>The Tennessee chapter of the civil rights group sent a letter to 135 school systems this week saying it has learned that a number of Tennessee high schools are sponsoring prayers at their games. Mon, 07 Oct 2013 11:35:32 +0000 The Associated Press 35505 at http://wkms.org ACLU-TN Advises Schools On Game Day Prayers ACLU Looking Into Outside Groups in Kentucky Schools http://wkms.org/post/aclu-looking-outside-groups-kentucky-schools <p></p><p>The American Civil Liberties Union of Kentucky has sent open records requests to all 174 public school superintendents in the state seeking information about how outside organizations and people are granted access to elementary schools during school hours to distribute religious or other literature to students. Fri, 05 Apr 2013 11:19:59 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 30188 at http://wkms.org ACLU Looking Into Outside Groups in Kentucky Schools KKK and ACLU Sue Cape Girardeau http://wkms.org/post/kkk-and-aclu-sue-cape-girardeau <p>The Ku Klux Klan and the American Civil Liberties Union are suing the City of Cape Girardeau for infringing their First Amendment rights to free speech.&nbsp; KKK members plan to distribute leaflets in Cape Girardeau on September 28<sup>th</sup>, but the city’s anti-litter ordinance prohibits placing handbills in or upon vehicles. Mon, 10 Sep 2012 13:32:32 +0000 Angela Hatton & Jacob McCleland 21889 at http://wkms.org KKK and ACLU Sue Cape Girardeau