Jun 11, 2015
ACLU of Texas Demands Transparency, Accountability of McKinney and Waco Police Departments
HOUSTON – In separate written requests submitted today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Texas demanded two Texas police departments provide a full accounting of rece...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Jun 11, 2015
U.S. Senate Introduces 20-Week Federal Abortion Ban
Law Would Include 48-hour Waiting Period for Rape Survivors
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
Jun 11, 2015
RFRA-Style Adoption Bill Signed By Governor, ACLU of Michigan Vows Legal Challenge
LANSING, MICH. – Despite his promise to veto any standalone Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA) legislation, Governor Rick Snyder signed into law a package of bills today al...
Issue Areas: Religious Liberty
Jun 11, 2015
Federal Court Holds Mississippi Responsible for Protecting Prisoners from Gang Violence Abetted by Guards
Judge finds state Department of Corrections violates prisoners’ Eighth Amendment rights by putting them at risk for injury and death.
Issue Areas: Prisoners' Rights
Jun 11, 2015
ACLU Sues Va. School Board for Discriminatory Transgender Restroom Policy
Policy Interferes with Trans Student’s Course of Treatment for Gender Dysphoria
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Jun 11, 2015
ACLU and Center for Reproductive Rights File Lawsuit to Block Florida Law Forcing Mandatory Wait, Additional Visits for Abortion
Unconstitutional law is medically unnecessary, designed to make abortion access more difficult
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
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