May 16, 2024
ACLU Applauds President Biden’s Announcement to Reclassify Marijuana, Calls for More Reform
WASHINGTON – President Biden announced today that he plans to reschedule marijuana into a category of controlled substances that have a currently accepted medical use and only a ...
May 15, 2024
Federal Court Permanently Blocks Provision of Florida Law that Targeted Voter Registration and Civic Engagement by Community Organizations
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A federal court today permanently blocked a provision of Florida law S.B. 7050 that undermines community-based organizations performing voter registration and...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
May 15, 2024
ACLU Comment on U.S. Senate AI Working Group Policy Roadmap
WASHINGTON — Today, a U.S. Senate artificial intelligence (AI) working group led by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer released a policy paper laying out a roadmap for regulati...
Issue Areas: Racial Justice
May 15, 2024
Louisiana Congressional Map with Two Majority-Black Districts Set for 2024 Elections After Supreme Court Issues Emergency Stay
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court granted an emergency stay today in Robinson v. Callais, pausing enforcement of a district court’s decision to strike down Louisiana’s cong...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Court case: Callais v. Landry
May 15, 2024
ACLU Applauds Ruling Affirming Importance of LGBTQ Representation in Maryland School District’s ELA Curriculum
RICHMOND, Va. — In a victory for inclusion and diversity in public education, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit affirmed that Montgomery County Public Schools may ...
Issue Areas: Religious Liberty
May 15, 2024
ACLU Files Title IX Complaint Against Harrison County School District for Dress Code Discrimination
District’s Sex-Based Dress Code Perpetuates Harmful Stereotypes and Creates a Hostile Environment for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students
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