Apr 11, 2019
New Hampshire State Senate Votes to Repeal the Death Penalty
Follows State House of Representatives with Vote of More Than Two-Thirds Majority
Issue Areas: Capital Punishment
Apr 11, 2019
ACLU Comment on Julian Assange Arrest
NEW YORK — London authorities today arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange in relation to an extradition warrant on behalf of U.S. authorities. Ben Wizner, director of the Ame...
Apr 10, 2019
Congress Introduces Legislation to Repeal Muslim, Asylum, and Refugee Bans
WASHINGTON — For the first time since President Trump issued his Muslim ban, Congress proposed legislation today to protect Muslims and immigrant communities from discriminatory ...
Apr 09, 2019
Groundbreaking Workplace Harassment and Discrimination Bill Introduced in Congress
WASHINGTON — Members of Congress, led by Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and Congresswoman Katherine Clark (MA-5), and Congresswoman Ayanna Pressley (MA-7) introduced the Bringing...
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
Apr 08, 2019
Federal Court Blocks Trump’s Forced Return to Mexico Policy
SAN FRANCISCO — A federal court has temporarily blocked the Trump administration’s new policy that forced asylum seekers to return to Mexico and remain there while their cases ...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Apr 07, 2019
ACLU Comment on Nielsen Resignation as Homeland Security Secretary
WASHINGTON — In response to the resignation of Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, American Civil Liberties Union Political Director Ronald Newman said: “Kirstjen Nie...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
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