Nov 01, 2018
ACLU Reaction to Trump Immigration Remarks Today
NEW YORK — President Trump delivered remarks on immigration today at the White House. Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project, had this reaction: “Pr...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Nov 01, 2018
Civil Rights Groups File Brief in Support of Equal Pay Act Case Against VA Medical Center
WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of the District of Columbia, the ACLU of Arkansas, and 23 women’s rights organizations have filed a friend-of-the-cour...
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
Oct 31, 2018
ACLU Statement on 40th Anniversary of Pregnancy Discrimination Act
NEW YORK — Today marks the 40th anniversary of the passage of the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA), the first federal statute making it illegal to discriminate against women in...
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
Oct 31, 2018
ACLU Files Brief Supporting Victim of Sexual Assault in ICE Detention Centers
PHILADELPHIA — The American Civil Liberties Union filed a friend-of-the-court brief in a lawsuit filed by an asylum seeker who was sexually assaulted when she was 19 years old by...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Court case: E.D. v. Sharkey
Oct 30, 2018
Appeals Court Rules Challenge to Missouri’s Voter ID Law Implementation Can Proceed
ST. LOUIS — An appeals court ruled today that a challenge to the state of Missouri’s failure to provide adequate funds to educate the public and make appropriate preparations t...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Oct 30, 2018
ACLU and Americans United Ask to Join Maine Case Over Taxpayer-Funded Religious Education
PORTLAND, Maine — The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Maine, and Americans United for Separation of Church and State (AU) have filed a motion to intervene in federal cour...
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