Apr 01, 2024
Federal Trial Challenging Florida Law that Targets Voter Registration, Civic Engagement, and Political Speech Begins
Civil Rights and Latinx-led organizations are challenging a provision in SB 7050 that prohibits noncitizens from collecting or handling voter registration forms
Mar 29, 2024
Texas Appeals Court Upholds Rulings Blocking State from Investigating Trans Youth and Their Families
AUSTIN, Texas — Today the Texas Court of Appeals, Third District, upheld injunctions in two related cases against the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services (DFPS) an...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Court case: Doe v. Abbott
Mar 29, 2024
Ohio Abortion Providers File Lawsuit Challenging 24-Hour Waiting Period and Other Abortion Restrictions
COLUMBUS, Ohio — Today, the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Ohio, Planned Parenthood Federation of America, and the law firm Covington & Burling LLP filed a lawsu...
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
Mar 29, 2024
ACLU and ACLU of Florida Sound Alarm on Lakeland’s New Nightmare-Inducing Face Surveillance Program
The organizations are seeking records to shine a light on an alarming new tracking system unleashed on an unsuspecting public
Mar 28, 2024
Texas Second Court of Appeals Reverses Crystal Mason’s Conviction in Major Voting Rights Victory
AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Second Court of Appeals reversed Crystal Mason’s conviction on Thursday evening, resulting in an acquittal. She had faced five years in prison for sub...
Mar 28, 2024
ACLU Brief in Emergency Abortion Care Case Highlights Idaho Politicians' Deeply Flawed Legal Arguments
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), ACLU of Idaho, and the law firm Cooley LLP filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court today in Idaho and Moyle, et ...
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
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