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Alicia
Gay
Alicia Gay is a senior communications strategist for the Center of Liberty at the national ACLU; this is her second tenure with the ACLU. Her past experience includes developing social media campaigns, creating extensive messaging platforms and conducting media outreach. Alicia has a B.A. in Public Policy from Brown University.

12 Days of Religious Liberty - Day 1

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 12:39pm
During what is often referred to as the holiday season, a variety of cultures and religions honor an equally diverse number of both religious and secular traditions. Christmas, Hanukkah, and Bodhi Day are just some of the religious holidays that are celebrated this time of year. And for many who don’t subscribe to a particular faith tradition, the season is still seen as an occasion to gather with friends and family.
Apple's Latest iPhone Has No Problem Pointing Users to Viagra, But Comes Up Blank on Birth Control, Abortion

Apple's Latest iPhone Has No Problem Pointing Users to Viagra, But Comes Up Blank on Birth Control, Abortion

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 4:32pm

The iPhone's Siri voice recognition software can help you get movie tickets and Chinese food, but what if you need an abortion?

Military Women Deserve Equal Medical Care

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 5:08pm

This post is part of Mom's Rising's Blog Carnival on women's health and economic rights, held this week to commemorate the anniversaries of the 1920 passage of the 19th Amendment and the 1963 March on Washington.

When Congress returns…

Crash the Wedding Event of the Year

Crash the Wedding Event of the Year

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 12:51pm

What's the #1 rule for crashing a wedding?

According to the Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson film Wedding Crashers it's "Never leave your fellow Crashers behind!"

A decade later that movie still resonates (even for us stodgy old civil libertarians).…

The Battle to Shut Down Virginia's Abortion Clinics

The Battle to Shut Down Virginia's Abortion Clinics

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 12:43pm

After considerable arm twisting by Virginia Attorney General Ken Cuccinelli, today the Virginia Board of Health approved medically unnecessary regulations designed to force many women's health care centers in Virginia to shut their doors. These costly…

Title IX — It’s More Than Sports

Title IX — It’s More Than Sports

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 12:33pm

This week, as part of Women’s History Month, we'll be blogging about Title IX. This series will highlight some of the core areas of educational equality that this landmark statute covers.

Today We Take Back Our Genes

Today We Take Back Our Genes

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 12:59pm

Today the ACLU is launching a campaign to illustrate the personal harms of gene patenting by showcasing those who have been or may be directly impacted by this practice.

12 Days of Religious Liberty - Day 9

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 10:03am

During what is often referred to as the holiday season, a variety of cultures and religions honor an equally diverse number of both religious and secular traditions. Christmas, Hanukkah, and Bodhi Day are just some of…

12 Days of Religious Liberty - Day 8

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 9:52am

During what is often referred to as the holiday season, a variety of cultures and religions honor an equally diverse number of both religious and secular traditions. Christmas, Hanukkah, and Bodhi Day are just some of the…

12 Days of Religious Liberty - Day 7

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 12:55pm

During what is often referred to as the holiday season, a variety of cultures and religions honor an equally diverse number of both religious and secular traditions. Christmas, Hanukkah, and Bodhi Day are just some of the religious…

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