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
May 12, 2015
ACLU Comment Ahead of USA Freedom Act House Vote
House Rules Committee Bars Consideration of Amendments to Bill on NSA Spying
Issue Areas: National Security
May 12, 2015
Statement from ACLU of Wisconsin on DA Decision in Police Shooting of Tony Robinson
Statement from Chris Ahmuty, ACLU of Wisconsin Executive Director:
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
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