Apr 16, 2024
Ohio Court Temporarily Blocks Gender-Affirming Care Ban from Taking Effect
COLUMBUS, OHIO – Today, the Franklin County Court of Common Pleas issued a temporary restraining order to prevent the ban on gender-affirming care for transgender youth from taki...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Court case: Moe v. Yost
Apr 16, 2024
Ahead of U.S. Senate Hearing on Solitary Confinement, Survivors of Solitary Confinement & Allies Rallied to Urge President Biden and Congress to Enact the End Solitary Confinement Act
WASHINGTON — Today, ahead of a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Legacy of Harm: Eliminating the Abuse of Solitary Confinement, survivors of solitary confinement, family...
Issue Areas: Prisoners' Rights
Apr 16, 2024
Fourth Circuit Rejects West Virginia Law Barring Transgender Girls From Student Athletics
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals blocked a West Virginia law banning transgender student-athletes from playing on teams consistent with their gender identi...
Apr 16, 2024
ACLU, Civil-Society Groups, Urge Congress to Extend Funding for Affordable Internet Program
Without additional funding, the Affordable Connectivity Program, which provides government subsidies for internet to tens of millions of Americans, will expire.
Issue Areas: Free Speech
Apr 15, 2024
Supreme Court Narrows Injunction Against Idaho Trans Care Ban
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court of the United States issued a partial stay today against a statewide preliminary injunction blocking enforcement of Idaho’s ban on gender-affirmi...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Court case: Poe v. Labrador
Apr 15, 2024
ACLU Statement on Supreme Court Decision to Decline to Hear Case on Protestors’ Rights
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court today declined to hear a case that would have affirmed that the First Amendment protects protest leaders and organizers from being held liable for ...
Issue Areas: Free Speech
Court case: Mckesson v. Doe
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