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ACLU concerned about surveillance balloons over Midwest

The South Dakota chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union says it's concerned about a report that the U.S. military is using high-altitude balloons to conduct surveillance tests in six Midwestern states.

ACLU files motion in Wisconsin voter ID federal lawsuit

Groups advocating for voting rights have filed a motion in federal court asking that Wisconsin voters having trouble obtaining the required photo identification be able to cast ballots anyhow.

Proposal would collect DNA in misdemeanor cases

Joint Finance leaders passed a Department of Justice proposal on Friday that changes current DNA testing requirements for criminals to include anyone arrested for a felony and all misdemeanor convictions.

ACLU hopes to work with state over permit policy

A spokeswoman for the American Civil Liberties Union of Wisconsin says the group hopes to work with Gov. Scott Walker's administration on changes to its new policy governing the issuance of permits for protests in the state Capitol.