Feb 26, 2024
ACLU Urges Supreme Court to Uphold Preliminary Injunctions Against Laws that Would Allow the Government to Regulate Editorial Discretion on Social Media
The ACLU argues that private platforms’ decisions about what speech to host, publish, and distribute on the internet are protected by the First Amendment and cannot be mandated by the government.
Issue Areas: Free Speech
Feb 26, 2024
Rights Groups Urge U.S. Trade Representative to Reaffirm Commitment to a Free and Open Internet
Ahead of World Trade Organization annual meeting, ACLU, Freedom House, and partners raise concerns over Biden Administration withdrawing support for reforms needed to protect an equitable, free, and open global internet
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
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
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