Tag Archives: civil liberties

UGANDA: Government Bans Pornography, Miniskirts, And Photos Of Kissing Couples

Continuing his crackdown on all civil liberties, today Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni signed a bill that makes it a criminal offense to possess pornography and for women to dress in a manner that “excites sexual cravings” in men. The signing, which was was announced by Minister for Ethics & Integrity Simon Lokodo [photo], effectively means that most foreign television shows …

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Supreme Court Strikes Down Illinois Law Against Filming The Police

The Supreme Court yesterday declined to hear the appeal of a lower court’s ruling that overturned an Illinois law against filming the police. The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that found that the state’s anti-eavesdropping law violates free speech rights when used against people who tape law enforcement officers. The law sets out a maximum …

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