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,...
Apr 18, 2024
New Class-Action Lawsuit Challenges Montana’s Refusal to Update Transgender People’s Birth Certificates & Driver’s Licenses
HELENA, Mont. – Today two transgender women filed a class-action lawsuit against the State of Montana and various state agencies challenging a 2022 policy that categorically bars...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Apr 18, 2024
Chinese Immigrants Urge Appeals Court to Block Florida’s Discriminatory Housing Law
MIAMI — On Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit will hear arguments in Shen v. Simpson, a lawsuit challenging SB 264 — the Florida law that bans many Chinese ...
Court case: Shen v. Simpson
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