Dec 08, 2021
Coast Guard Academy Sued Over Unconstitutional Policy Banning Parents
HARTFORD, Conn. — Isaak Olson, a former cadet at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, filed a federal lawsuit today over the academy’s policy of prohibiting cadets from being parents....
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
Nov 19, 2021
ACLU Statement on House Passage of the Build Back Better Act
WASHINGTON — Julie Sweet, deputy national political director at the American Civil Liberties Union, issued the following statement on the passage of the Build Back Better Act in ...
Oct 22, 2021
ACLU Comment on House Advancement of PUMP Act
WASHINGTON — The U.S. House of Representatives today advanced a bill aiming to address the needs of nursing workers by passing the bipartisan PUMP for Nursing Mothers Act (HR. 31...
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
Oct 21, 2021
ACLU of Texas Sues Magnolia ISD over Discriminatory Gender-Based Hair Policy
Despite Repeated Requests to End Unconstitutional Policy, School Officials Continue to Harshly Punish Students
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
Aug 27, 2021
ACLU, Be A Hero’s Ady Barkan Launch Ad Campaign Urging Arizonans To Tell Sen. Sinema ‘Home Care Can’t Wait’
Campaign Aims to Pressure Congress to Include $400 Billion in Home and Community-Based Services Promised By President Biden in the Budget Reconciliation Package
Aug 09, 2021
Federal Appeals Court Says Title IX Bans Discrimination in School Dress Codes
The Court Said North Carolina Public Charter Schools May Operate Outside Constitutional Bounds but Are Subject to Title IX, the Landmark Sex Discrimination Law
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
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