Oct 23, 2015
Court Dismisses ACLU Challenge to NSA Internet Surveillance
Case Was Brought on Behalf of Wikimedia, Human Rights Groups, Others
Oct 22, 2015
ACLU Praises Obama's Veto of Defense Bill Restricting Guantánamo Transfers
WASHINGTON — President Obama today vetoed the annual defense spending bill, which contained restrictions on transferring prisoners out of Guantánamo to thwart efforts to close t...
Oct 21, 2015
Transgender Student Asks Appeals Court to Stop Virginia School’s Discriminatory Restroom Policy
ACLU Seeks Reversal of Lower Court Decision That Forces Trans Students to Continue Using Separate Facilities
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Oct 21, 2015
ACLU Challenges Deep South Debtors' Prisons in Pushback Against National Scourge
BILOXI, Miss. — In the latest pushback against the national scourge of debtors’ prisons, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a federal lawsuit challenging the illegal ...
Oct 20, 2015
ACLU Comment on US Senate Vote on ‘Sanctuary’ Policies Bill
WASHINGTON – A U.S. Senate bill seeking to defund over 350 localities that have adopted community trust policies and refused to execute unconstitutional immigration detainers has...
Oct 20, 2015
SNL Comedian Sasheer Zamata Named ACLU Celebrity Ambassador on Women’s Rights
NEW YORK – Actress and comedian Sasheer Zamata, known for her breakout role on the cast of Saturday Night Live, will partner with the American Civil Liberties Union to support wo...
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