Sep 08, 2023
ACLU Celebrates Senate Doing Its Job and Appointing a Fifth FCC Commissioner
WASHINGTON — After being deadlocked for over two years, Congress finally confirmed a fifth commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday. With the confirm...
Sep 07, 2023
ACLU Urges Supreme Court to Affirm Right to Observe Police During Protest
In a police retaliation case, the ACLU asks the court to protect the right to observe police activity in public, and to reconsider the doctrine of “qualified immunity.”
Issue Areas: Free Speech
Court case: Molina v. Book
Sep 07, 2023
ACLU Applauds Proposed Regulation Expanding Civil Rights Protections for People with Disabilities
WASHINGTON — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) announced a proposed rule today that would significantly expand civil rights and nondiscrimination protections in h...
Issue Areas: Disability Rights
Sep 06, 2023
ACLU Challenges Six Year Detention of Salvadoran Asylum Seeker
LAFAYETTE, La. — The American Civil Liberties Union and ACLU of Louisiana filed a writ of habeas corpus in federal court today seeking the release of Jessica Patricia Barahona-Ma...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Sep 05, 2023
ACLU Condemns Unprecedented RICO Indictment of People Protesting Construction of Controversial Police Training Center in Georgia
ATLANTA — Georgia’s attorney general has obtained indictments against more than 60 people, alleging violations of the state’s Racketeer Influenced and Corrupt Organizations (...
Sep 05, 2023
Federal Court Rejects Latest Alabama Congressional Map
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — A federal court today rejected Alabama’s new congressional map due to its failure to remedy the violation of the Voting Rights Act (VRA) of 1965, ordering a ...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
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