Jul 15, 2019
ACLU Comment on New Trump Asylum Restrictions
NEW YORK — The Trump administration announced sweeping asylum restrictions today. The following reaction is from Lee Gelernt, deputy director of the Immigrants’ Rights Project...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Court case: East Bay v. Barr
Jul 15, 2019
Statement from the ACLU of Louisiana Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry
NEW ORLEANS – Ahead of Tropical Storm Barry, the ACLU of Louisiana put corrections officials on notice to protect human life and respect the rights of people incarcerated in loca...
Issue Areas: Prisoners' Rights
Jul 12, 2019
Appeals Court Blocks Trump Administration Birth Control Rule
WASHINGTON — A federal appeals court affirmed a lower court ruling today preliminarily blocking final rules issued by the Department of Health and Human Services and other federa...
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
Jul 11, 2019
ACLU Comment on Trump Giving Up Census Fight
NEW YORK — President Trump said he is giving up his bid to add a citizenship question to the census. He had initially threatened to defy a Supreme Court ruling that blocked it. ...
Jul 11, 2019
ACLU Files Preemptive Lawsuit to Protect Refugees from Massive Trump ICE Raids
NEW YORK — In anticipation of the Trump administration’s threatened mass arrest of thousands of families and children, four immigration legal aid nonprofit organizations filed ...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Jul 11, 2019
ACLU Cautions Against Flag Desecration Charges in Fishers
INDIANAPOLIS – The ACLU of Indiana raised concerns regarding recent flag desecration charges. Two men in Fishers, Indiana were arrested and charged with arson and flag desecratio...
Issue Areas: Free Speech
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