American Civil Liberties Union http://wamc.org en Vermont ACLU Says Racial Profiling in Marijuana Arrests http://wamc.org/post/vermont-aclu-says-racial-profiling-marijuana-arrests <p></p><p></p><p>The Vermont chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says African Americans are more likely than whites to be arrested on marijuana charges in the state. Wed, 05 Jun 2013 00:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 66307 at http://wamc.org Vermont ACLU Says Racial Profiling in Marijuana Arrests ACLU Challenges Commonwealth's View on Sharing Pot http://wamc.org/post/aclu-challenges-commonwealths-view-sharing-pot <p></p><p></p><p>The American Civil Liberties Union of Massachusetts is speaking out against the Commonwealth’s persecution of those who share marijuana, despite a ballot measure in 2008 that decriminalized the drug. WAMC’s Berkshire Bureau Chief Lucas Willard reports…</p> Mon, 19 Nov 2012 23:22:04 +0000 Lucas Willard 52363 at http://wamc.org ACLU Challenges Commonwealth's View on Sharing Pot Vermont Inn, 2 Women Settle Gay Marriage Lawsuit http://wamc.org/post/vermont-inn-2-women-settle-gay-marriage-lawsuit <p>Two New York women and a Vermont country inn have settled a lawsuit that accused the business of refusing to host the couple's wedding reception.<br><br>The American Civil Liberties Union says The Wildflower Inn in Lyndonville agreed to pay a $10,000 civil penalty to the Vermont Human Rights Commission and place $20,000 in a charitable trust.<br><br>Kate and Ming Linsley contacted the ACLU after Ming's mother was told last year by the Wildflower Inn's events manager that the inn didn't host "gay receptions" due to the innkeepers' "personal feelings."<br> Thu, 23 Aug 2012 21:40:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 46280 at http://wamc.org