Feb 16, 2023
ACLU Statement on Biden’s Executive Order Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities
WASHINGTON — Today, the White House released the Further Advancing Racial Equity and Support for Underserved Communities Through the Federal Government Executive Order. The Ameri...
Issue Areas: Racial Justice
Feb 16, 2023
Abortion Remains Banned in Kentucky
Kentucky’s Supreme Court Allows Ban to Remain in Effect
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
Feb 15, 2023
ACLU Responds to Minnesota Supreme Court Ruling Against Restoring Voting Rights to Minnesotans
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. – The Minnesota Supreme Court ruled today that our Constitution doesn’t automatically provide Minnesotans on felony probation with the right to vote upon rel...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Feb 13, 2023
South Dakota Bans Gender-Affirming Medical Care for Transgender Youth
SIOUX FALLS – Ignoring the warnings of families, advocates, health care providers, and transgender South Dakotans themselves, South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem signed a law b...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Feb 13, 2023
Advocates Promise Legal Action In Defense of Transgender Youth in Tennessee
NASHVILLE, Tenn. — The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Tennessee, and Lambda Legal are promising the transgender youth of Tennessee they will bring immediate legal ac...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Feb 07, 2023
ACLU Statement on Biden’s State of the Union
WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union released the following statement from ACLU National Political Director Deirdre Schifeling, responding to President Joe Biden’s S...
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