Apr 24, 2024
ACLU Responds to President Biden’s Clemency Announcement
WASHINGTON — President Biden today announced that his administration will pardon 11 people and commute the sentences of five people who received unjustly long sentences during th...
Issue Areas: Smart Justice
Apr 24, 2024
Supreme Court to Determine Whether Politicians Can Deny Emergency Medical Care to Pregnant People
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court will hear oral argument later today in Idaho and Moyle, et al. v. United States, a case brought by extreme politicians seeking to disregard a feder...
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
Apr 23, 2024
ACLU Statement on Congress’ Latest Attempt to Ban TikTok and Restrict Free Speech Online
WASHINGTON — Over the weekend, the House of Representatives passed the 21st Century Peace through Strength Act, which includes extremely concerning provisions that would function...
Apr 22, 2024
ACLU Responds to California Supreme Court Ruling on Minimum Wage for Incarcerated Workers
OAKLAND, Calif. — The California Supreme Court ruled today that the state’s minimum wage law does not apply to people working for private companies while they are held in pretr...
Issue Areas: Prisoners' Rights
Apr 19, 2024
ACLU Comment on U.S. Department of Education’s Final Title IX Rule
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Education issued a final rule today governing schools’ obligations to guarantee that all students, including survivors of sexual harassment,...
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