As censorship and harassment spread across South Carolina, teachers are finding allies in their communities.
By Paul Bowers
Last month, a district court judge in Montana ruled in favor of 16 youth plaintiffs in a landmark climate lawsuit. In Held v. Montana, young Montanans ranging from ages 5 to 22 sued the state,...
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The excessively punitive, overreaching charges should be dropped and must not set a precedent.
By Christopher E. Bruce, Hina Shamsi
No matter what state law may say, school staff can’t impose religion on students.
By Max Schlenker
Idaho’s No Public Funds for Abortion Act effectively strips professors of their First Amendment right to academic speech. We’re suing.
By Elizabeth Gyori
The Authoritarian Agenda Behind the Scheme to Attack Democracy and Abortion in Ohio
More than 3 million voters rejected an attempt to weaken their power, but our work is far from over.
By Deirdre Schifeling
Don't Let the Math Distract You: Together, We Can Fight Algorithmic Injustice
Why civil rights advocates should be involved in policy conversations about automated decision-making.
By Marissa Gerchick, Brandon Buskey, Aaron Horowitz, Malika Mohan, Suresh Venkatasubramanian, Kweku Kwegyir-Aggrey
Unchecked Growth: Private Prison Corporations and Immigration Detention, Three Years Into the Biden Administration
In July, more than 90 percent of the average 30,000 people held daily in ICE detention were housed in private facilities, as private corporation...
By Eunice Cho
The Deadly and Tragic Costs of Pretrial Detention
Local officials must take action to prevent more deaths in Fulton County, Georgia's jails.
By Andrea Woods, Benjamin Lynde
Arkansas Wants to Unconstitutionally “Card” People Before They Use Social Media
The state’s Social Media Safety Act stifles freedom of expression online and violates the First Amendment.
By Vera Eidelman, Laura Moraff
A Religious Public Charter School in Oklahoma? Not on Our Watch.
A charter school approved by state officials would unlawfully discriminate and teach a religious curriculum. We’re suing.
By Daniel Mach, Heather L. Weaver
No One Should Die In Custody
Across America, 68 percent of incarcerated people with a medical condition go without care in local jails. Put simply, incarcerated people are...
Challenging Police Brutality in Louisiana
Police violence is rampant in states across the country — but ACLU advocates are working to fix the broken system that perpetuates it.
By Johanna Silver
When Will Biden Stop Giving Immigration Powers to Racist, Corrupt Sheriffs?
Despite records of civil rights violations, the Biden administration has chosen to continue partnering with sheriffs through an immigration...
By Naureen Shah
How Eviction Brands Renters With a Scarlet Letter
The enforcement of discriminatory policies is denying housing to Black women in Oak Park, Illinois.
By Josefina Navar