Jul 11, 2024
ACLU Condemns House Measure Against Department of Education Title IX Rule
WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives voted to pass H.J. Res. 165, a Congressional Review Act resolution disapproving of the U.S. Department of Education’s fina...
Jul 11, 2024
In a Major Win for our Right to Protest, Federal Court Rules in Favor of Prominent Civil Rights Activist
The decision in Doe v. Mckesson affirms that the First Amendment protects protest leaders and organizers from being held liable for other people’s actions that they did not direct or intend
Issue Areas: Free Speech
Court case: Mckesson v. Doe
Jul 11, 2024
ACLU Applauds Legislation Creating Oversight and Accountability in Federal Prisons
WASHINGTON – Congress passed the Federal Prison Oversight Act (H.R.3019/S.1401) yesterday, a bipartisan bill that will establish an independent oversight office to investigate an...
Jul 11, 2024
ACLU Releases Legal, Legislative, and Advocacy Roadmap to Fight Executive Power Abuses in a Second Trump Administration
As part of the ACLU’s 2024 election policy memo series, this roadmap dives into the surveillance, protest, and free speech abuses the U.S. could face if Trump wins and implements Project 2025 policies
Jul 10, 2024
Senate Armed Services Committee Advances Restrictions on Medical Care for Transgender Servicemembers
In a dangerous and discriminatory attack on transgender members of the armed forces, the Senate Armed Services Committee has approved a version of the National Defense Authorizatio...
Jul 10, 2024
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