May 15, 2015
ACLU of Massachusetts Statement on Death Sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
BOSTON – Today’s verdict does not reflect the values of the majority of people in our Commonwealth. The ACLU of Massachusetts has been disappointed from the start that ...
Issue Areas: Capital Punishment
May 15, 2015
New Hampshire Law Imposing An Unreasonable Burden On The Right To Vote Found Unconstitutional By New Hampshire Supreme Court
CONCORD, NH – Today, the New Hampshire Supreme Court struck down a controversial 2012 New Hampshire law which added language to the state’s voter registration form that threate...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
May 15, 2015
Groups Hail Failure Of Texas House To Pass Marriage Discrimination Bill
Clock Runs Out on HB 4105, But Discrimination Measures Still a Danger Until End of Session
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
May 13, 2015
Congress Advances Federal Abortion Ban
WASHINGTON –The U.S. House of Representatives passed federal legislation today that would ban almost all abortions nationwide starting at 20 weeks of pregnancy. A previous versio...
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
May 13, 2015
ACLU-NC Announces Sarah Preston as Acting Executive Director
RALEIGH – The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina (ACLU-NC) today announced the appointment of Sarah Preston to serve as the organization’s acting executive direct...
May 13, 2015
Washington Becomes a Leader in Restricting Use of Invasive Stingrays
SEATTLE – Governor Inslee today signed into law a bill restricting the use of cell site simulator devices (popularly known as “Stingrays”). The measure (HB 1440) requires...
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
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