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Walgreens Continues Gender Discrimination at the Pharmacy

By Brigitte Amiri, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project & Lisa Graybill, ACLU of Texas at 3:14pm
Couples who work together to make healthy decisions about contraception should be supported. So why is it that local Walgreens in Texas have repeatedly refused to sell contraception to men, despite corporate headquarters policy and federal guidelines to the contrary?

Review of Unfair Death Penalty Sentencing as Important as Innocence

By Lisa Graybill, ACLU of Texas at 1:59pm

(Originally posted on the Dallas Morning News' Texas Death Penalty Blog.)

Though death sentences and executions have declined in recent years in Texas, the state remains the national leader in executions. The Dallas County District Attorney's…

Bringing Human Rights Back Home

By Lisa Graybill, ACLU of Texas at 12:14pm
After World War II, the United States was a primary architect of the international human rights framework. Sadly, the U.S. spent the next 50 years trying to exempt itself from the requirements of international human rights law. The U.S. has also attempted…
Another Pharmacy Refuses to Sell Emergency Contraception to a Man

Another Pharmacy Refuses to Sell Emergency Contraception to a Man

By Brigitte Amiri, ACLU Reproductive Freedom Project & Lisa Graybill, ACLU of Texas at 2:08pm

A CVS pharmacist in Texas demanded a man bring his wife to the store to purchase emergency contraception.

Immigration Detainees Fear Rape and Death

Immigration Detainees Fear Rape and Death

By Lisa Graybill, ACLU of Texas at 5:45pm

Government documents obtained by the ACLU contain nearly 200 allegations of sexual abuse of immigration detainees jailed at detention facilities across the nation.

Every Single Step Counts

By Lisa Graybill, ACLU of Texas at 11:04am
After months of preparation and anticipation, on Wednesday we had our first opportunity to hear from the members of the Committee on their specific interests and questions about the US compliance, or lack thereof, with the requirements of the Convention…
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