Feb 22, 2024
Feb 22, 2024
ACLU, ACLU of South Carolina Challenges Prison Policy that Seeks to Silence the Incarcerated
COLUMBIA – The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of South Carolina filed a federal lawsuit today challenging the South Carolina Department of Corrections’ (SCDC) tota...
Feb 22, 2024
Voting and Disability Rights Advocates Take Legal Action to Protect Mississippi Absentee Ballot Law
GULFPORT, Miss. — Voting and disability rights advocates are asking to intervene in a lawsuit filed by the Mississippi Republican Party and Republican National Committee that see...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Feb 20, 2024
Response to Death of Nex Benedict From Bridge v. Oklahoma State Board of Education Legal Team
OKLAHOMA CITY — In response to the death of 16-year-old Owasso High School student Nex Benedict following an assault in the school restroom, the American Civil Liberties Union, t...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Feb 20, 2024
ACLU of Louisiana Responds to the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision in Brown v. Pouncy
The court upheld Louisiana’s outlier statute of limitations, holding that Louisianians who are victims of unconstitutional conduct have only one year to file a federal civil rights lawsuit
Feb 20, 2024
ACLU of Kansas warns state legislators considering bills attacking Kansans’ right to vote
TOPEKA, KAN. – As state lawmakers consider multiple election-related bills, the ACLU of Kansas is warning against each bill’s negative impact on Kansas voters, but also against...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
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