Mar 14, 2023
U.S. Army Ends Sexist “Leaders First” Policy in Combat Units After Challenge by Women Servicemembers
DoD Action Removes Final Barrier to Women’s Equal Access to Combat Roles in the Army
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
Mar 02, 2023
ACLU Warns Houston School District About Discriminatory Dress Code Enforcement and Mistreatment of Black Student Athlete
HOUSTON — The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Texas issued a warning today to the Spring Branch Independent School District on behalf of a high school student who ...
Jan 19, 2023
ACLU Applauds Release of Proposed HUD Rule on Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEJanuary 19, 2023 CONTACTGillian Branstetter, ACLU, WASHINGTON — Today the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) released a ...
Dec 22, 2022
ACLU Applauds Senate Passage of the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act and PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act
These bills will expand and protect rights for pregnant and nursing workers forced to choose between their health and their job
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
Dec 08, 2022
ACLU Condemns Failure to Vote on Pregnant Workers Fairness Act in the Senate
WASHINGTON — Despite bipartisan support in Congress and overwhelming public support, a vote on the Pregnant Workers Fairness Act called for by Sen. Bob Casey and supported by Sen...
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
Oct 06, 2022
Coast Guard Cadet Reaches Settlement with Coast Guard Academy Over Policy Banning Parents
CONTACT:Gillian Branstetter, ACLU, gbranstetter@aclu.orgMeghan Holden, ACLU Foundation of Connecticut, media@acluct.orgAlex Johnson, Yale Law School Veterans Legal Services Clinic,...
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
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