Skip to comments.ACLU Is Funded with Tax Payer Dollars!!
Posted on 12/03/2004 10:23:37 AM PST by drc43
Section 1988. Proceedings in vindication of civil rights
(a) Applicability of statutory and common law The jurisdiction in civil and criminal matters conferred on the district courts by the provisions of titles 13, 24, and 70 of the Revised Statutes for the protection of all persons in the United States in their civil rights, and for their vindication, shall be exercised and enforced in conformity with the laws of the United States, so far as such laws are suitable to carry the same into effect; but in all cases where they are not adapted to the object, or are deficient in the provisions necessary to furnish suitable remedies and punish offenses against law, the common law, as modified and changed by the constitution and statutes of the State wherein the court having jurisdiction of such civil or criminal cause is held, so far as the same is not inconsistent with the Constitution and laws of the United States, shall be extended to and govern the said courts in the trial and disposition of the cause, and, if it is of a criminal nature, in the infliction of punishment on the party found guilty. (b) Attorney's fees In any action or proceeding to enforce a provision of sections 1981, 1981a, 1982, 1983, 1985, and 1986 of this title, title IX of Public Law 92-318 (20 U.S.C. 1681 et seq.), the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 (42 U.S.C. 2000bb et seq.), the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act of 2000 (42 U.S.C. 2000cc et seq.), title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (42 U.S.C. 2000d et seq.), or section 13981 of this title, the court, in its discretion, may allow the prevailing party, other than the United States, a reasonable attorney's fee as part of the costs, except that in any action brought against a judicial officer for an act or omission taken in such officer's judicial capacity such officer shall not be held liable for any costs, including attorney's fees, unless such action was clearly in excess of such officer's jurisdiction. (c) Expert fees In awarding an attorney's fee under subsection (b) of this section in any action or proceeding to enforce a provision of section 1981 or 1981a of this title, the court, in its discretion, may include expert fees as part of the attorney's fee.
We are being sued with our own money!!
Isn't Congress a wonderful thing??
He could not believe it.
More data please!!!
This is a red herring. The problem is NOT that they are being awarded attorney's fees. In fact, we ought to see an expansion of "loser pay" in this country.
The problem is, of course, that they're winning cases that they shouldn't.
Well good. Glad it's out there. I could not get it to come up on search. I am getting tired of trying to search, then nothing, then getting told "already posted".
A true conservative president and a conservative led congress, would first of all, cut off all federal funds that go to those that oppose American values. I may disagree with many things Michael Savage proposes, but BORDERS+LANGUAGE+CULTURE are the principal American values. The Anti-CLU is against all three, plus nearly all others.
We should not in anycase be funding the suits.
Yeah, this story is worth posting (even though I think it's a red herring). But it's hard to do an adequate search on a talk show topic because there's no standard headline to search with.
I wrote this letter to all of my elected representatives please write yours.
"The ACLU is using my tax dollars to destroy the United States, just like the Islamic terrorist, except they are using our tax dollars to do it. Please repeal the law that allows the ACLU to use hard working American tax dollars to destroy our country.
The American people will be happy when this law is repealed."
Fine. Let's choke 'em with a red herring if that's what it takes.
Now one thing I'd like to know is, do we have to pay if the case is overturned on appeal? I'd like to make sure that if we're going to have a loser pay system that the attorney's fees are held in escrow until the case is fully resolved.
>>What the hell! How come they cant be stopped. I just dont understand. Why cant we do something?<<
...said the Jew in Berlin, 1936...
WorldNetDaily.com ^ | Nov. 20, 2004
Posted on 11/20/2004 8:50:24 AM PST by SeasideSparrow
Citizens mobilized to stop ACLU Website seeks to consign group to 'ash heap of history'
A Chicago man has launched a website to mobilize millions of Americans to consign the American Civil Liberties Union to the "ash heap of history."
The ACLU, says the website StopThe ACLU.org, is "relentlessly and fiercely assaulting America's foundations by feverishly working through activist court systems to impose same-sex marriage and remove all vestiges of the Ten Commandments wherever they may be posted."
No offense, just an observation.
The islamonazis are doing the same thing to us, scamming our system to send money back to fund terrorism.
So the ACLU and the islamos have something in common.
These enemies of the US must be stopped!
I did. I didn't or I didn't see it. I guess dupes are a bigger crime here than I realized.
Won't happen again
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