Oct 02, 2023
U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear First Amendment Challenge to Criminal Defamation Law
The ACLU calls on state legislators to repeal antiquated, unconstitutional criminal libel laws.
Sep 26, 2023
ACLU Commends FCC Decision to Begin to Reinstate Net Neutrality Regulations
WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union commends the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC) announcement of a new notice of proposed rulemaking to reinstate both vit...
Issue Areas: Free Speech
Sep 25, 2023
California’s Court of Appeals Rules that Meta Can't Evade Liability in Case Claiming Facebook’s Ad Tools Violate Users' Civil Rights
SAN FRANCISCO — California’s First District Court of Appeal has ruled that Facebook can be sued for allegedly discriminating on the basis of gender and age, in violation of...
Sep 25, 2023
ACLU Urges Congress to Strike Down Dangerous Legislation Threatening to Destroy Digital Privacy and Free Speech Online
In a letter to lawmakers, the ACLU and 60 partner organizations opposed the STOP CSAM act, citing significant harms to free speech and an increase in government surveillance.
Sep 13, 2023
ACLU and NAACP Secure Access to Public Eviction Records in Data-Scraping Case
COLUMBIA, S.C. — The South Carolina State Conference of the NAACP agreed to settle their landmark First Amendment litigation against South Carolina Court Administration in exchan...
Issue Areas: Free Speech
Court case: NAACP v. Kohn
Sep 08, 2023
ACLU Celebrates Senate Doing Its Job and Appointing a Fifth FCC Commissioner
WASHINGTON — After being deadlocked for over two years, Congress finally confirmed a fifth commissioner of the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) yesterday. With the confirm...
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