Mar 29, 2018
New ACLU Charges Allege Pregnancy Discrimination Against Dockworkers at West Coast Ports
Policies Block Women from Higher Wages and Union Membership
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
Mar 27, 2018
ACLU Responds to Attorney General Landry’s Decision Not to Charge Officers Involved in Alton Sterling’s Killing
BATON ROUGE, La. — The American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana released the following statement in response to Attorney General Jeff Landry’s decision not to bring criminal...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Mar 27, 2018
Brooklyn Defender Services and ACLU Launch Campaign to Empower Immigrant Communities When Dealing with ICE
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Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Mar 27, 2018
ACLU Comment on Trump Administration Plan to Include Citizenship Question in 2020 Census
NEW YORK — The Trump administration announced it will include a question about U.S. citizenship in the 2020 census. Dale Ho, director of the ACLU’s Voting Rights Project, had t...
Mar 26, 2018
ACLU Files Court Challenge to State of Nebraska’s Execution Protocol
LINCOLN, Neb – The American Civil Liberties Union of Nebraska today announced a lawsuit challenging the state’s execution protocol, asserting that state officials hastily devel...
Issue Areas: Capital Punishment
Mar 23, 2018
ACLU Responds to White House Announcement on Transgender Service Members in the Military
WASHINGTON — The Department of Defense announced its plan tonight to implement President Trump’s directive to ban transgender service members from serving in the military. That...
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