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ACLU: Lafayette ‘flag desecration’ arrest unconstitutional

The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana says a man has been unconstitutionally arrested in Lafayette on a charge of desecrating the American flag by setting one afire and tearing up another.

Trial involving HB2 delayed until next year

A lawyer says that a trial over a North Carolina law governing transgender restroom access is being pushed back by several months.

Judge blocks transgender bathroom law for 3 plaintiffs

A federal judge ruled Friday that two students and an employee must be allowed to use restrooms matching their gender identity at University of North Carolina campuses, and he said they have a strong chance of proving the state's bathroom-access measure violates federal law.

ACLU sues school district over transgender bathroom policy

The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a civil rights complaint against a north Florida school district over a new transgender bathroom policy.

Gov. McCrory issues executive order ‘improving’ aspects of HB2

Gov. Pat McCrory signed an executive order Tuesday to "clarify" existing state law and asking the General Assembly to put back an old protection against discrimination.

UNCW chancellor issues statement on HB2

UNCW Chancellor Zito Sartarelli has issued a statement regarding any implications on campus due to a new law in North Carolina.

Equality groups to file discrimination lawsuit against House Bill 2

The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of North Carolina, Lambda Legal, and Equality NC will hold a press conference tomorrow to announce the filing of a federal lawsuit challenging House Bill 2.

Charter school parents speak out about dress code lawsuit

The American Civil Liberties Union and three parents filed a lawsuit against Charter Day School in Leland on behalf of three Brunswick County students.

Parents sue Charter Day School over dress code

The parents of three students enrolled at Charter Day School and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) have filed a federal lawsuit claiming the school's uniform dress code unfairly discriminates against girls.

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Dueling protests in Raleigh shut down streets by executive mansion

ReOpen NC and some Trump supporters were on one side of Jones Street. Biden supporters and supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement were on the opposite side.

Black Friday sees record online as US shoppers stay home

Consumers spent an estimated $9 billion on U.S. retail websites on Black Friday, according to Adobe Analytics, which tracks online shopping. That was a 22% increase over the previous record of $7.4 billion in 2019. Meanwhile, in-person traffic at U.S. retail stores dropped 52%, according to Sensormatic.

1 dead, 14 injured following shooting at SC nightclub

Authorities responded to 7th Lounge just before 1 a.m. Officials say they found several victims.

Champion Ken Jennings will be first interim ‘Jeopardy!’ host

Jennings begins taping next week and his first episodes will air on the week of Jan. 11.