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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.
Religious Freedom Cannot Be a License to Discriminate

Religious Freedom Cannot Be a License to Discriminate

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 3:22pm
The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops has designated the fourteen days from June 21to July 4 as its “fortnight for freedom,” during which time the bishops will make claims, as they have in the past, that their faith, and indeed the entire state of religious liberty in this nation, is under attack. Don’t be fooled. 
Three-Star General Targets Military Ban on Abortion Coverage in New Ad

Three-Star General Targets Military Ban on Abortion Coverage in New Ad

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 10:56am
This week we let you know about an exciting new ad campaign created by a coalition of retired military leaders and veterans – Stand With Servicewomen. The ads target the unfair ban on servicewomen using their insurance to pay for abortion services…
Military Heroes Speak Out Against Military Ban on Abortion Coverage in New Ad Campaign

Military Heroes Speak Out Against Military Ban on Abortion Coverage in New Ad Campaign

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 10:03am

The ACLU, in conjunction with a group of retired military leaders and veterans, launched a new ad campaign today targeting the Department of Defense’s ban on servicewomen using their insurance to pay for abortion services if they become pregnant…

ACLU Lens: President Obama Endorses Freedom to Marry for Same-Sex Couples

ACLU Lens: President Obama Endorses Freedom to Marry for Same-Sex Couples

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 4:22pm

President Obama today became the first sitting U.S. president to endorse the freedom to marry for same-sex couples. In an interview taped earlier this afternoon, he told ABC News’ Robin Roberts:

“I have to tell you that over the…

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.

ACLU on Today: Birth Control Rule Does Not Put Religious Liberty at Risk

ACLU on Today: Birth Control Rule Does Not Put Religious Liberty at Risk

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 12:09pm

Laura Murphy of our Washington Legislative Office appeared to discuss the Obama administration’s plan to retain a proposed rule that ensures new insurance plans cover contraception.

Wedding Bells in Riverdale

Wedding Bells in Riverdale

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 4:27pm

The January issue of Life with Archie will feature the marriage of two gay characters: Kevin Keller and Clay Walker. This is a big deal!

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 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…

12 Days of Religious Liberty - Day 6

By Alicia Gay, ACLU at 9:58am

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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