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Federal court ruling a victory for 700 arrested on Brooklyn Bridge

"This is a major victory upholding the fundamental constitutional rights of people to engage in First Amendment-protected activity in New York City."

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Sidewalk "chalk" protest for unemployment benefits becomes a crime

When Occupy Springfield protesters chalked slogans on the sidewalk in front of GOP Congressman Aaron Schock's district office, it suddenly became a crime.

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Gov’t spying on citizens? ACLU map shows Bush years full of it

Despite what anti-Obama conspiracy theorists, tea partiers and other various anti-government groups say, government political spying was rampant during the Bush-Cheney years.