Jun 28, 2024
Civil Rights Advocates Achieve the Nation’s Strongest Police Department Policy on Facial Recognition Technology
DETROIT, Mich. — Civil rights advocates announced today a settlement in the lawsuit brought on behalf of Robert Williams, who was wrongfully arrested by the Detroit Police Depart...
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
Jun 28, 2024
Texas Supreme Court Refuses to Block Law Banning Health Care for Texas Trans Youth
AUSTIN, Texas – The Texas Supreme Court today reversed a lower court ruling blocking enforcement of Senate Bill 14, permitting the anti-transgender law to remain in effect. The l...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Court case: Loe v. Texas
Jun 28, 2024
ACLU Responds to Supreme Court Decision that Cities Can Punish People for Being Homeless
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court ruled today that the cruel and unusual punishment clause of the Eighth Amendment does not prohibit cities from punishing unhoused people for sleepi...
Jun 27, 2024
Unconstitutional Letters Sent to Naturalized Citizens Amount to Voter Intimidation 
NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Today numerous advocacy organizations sent a demand letter to Tennessee Coordinator of Elections Mark Goins and Secretary of State Tre Hargett informing them t...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Jun 27, 2024
Supreme Court Declines to Protect Pregnant People’s Right to Emergency Care
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court issued a ruling today in Idaho and Moyle v. United States, dismissing the case from the Supreme Court docket without a ruling on the merits, and se...
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
Jun 27, 2024
ACLU Responds to President Biden’s Announcement Pardoning LGBTQ Service Members
WASHINGTON – President Biden announced this week that he will pardon LGBTQ former service members convicted under now-repealed military laws prohibiting consensual sex. This deci...
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