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February marks Black History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the contributions Black Americans have made to society, and today we are going to be celebrating that, but before that, given the...
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Here are our guiding principles that communities and policymakers should follow when debating police robots.
By Jay Stanley
While the bipartisan support for the bill is important, in practice, the bill is quite limited.
By James Esseks
I thought I would help families by working in the foster care system. Instead I found a system that was quick to separate children from their parents because they were living in poverty.
By Hina Naveed
The Death Penalty Doesn’t Reflect Our National Values. Why is the Biden Administration Still Pursuing It?
The trial of Sayfullo Saipov provides a test case for whether Biden will keep his promise to end the death penalty.
By Anthony D. Romero
What is Mifepristone and Why is it Essential to Abortion Access?
Here are five facts to know about medication abortion, and why it’s a critical part of our fight for abortion access.
The Untold Story of Black Pittsburgh's Alternative to Police
February marks Black History Month, an opportunity to celebrate the contributions Black Americans have made to society, and today we are going to...
Making Black History, Building Black Futures
The battle for civil rights continues to this day. Here are some of the Black leaders who laid the groundwork — and those carrying the fight for...
What it’s Like to Fight for Abortion Rights, Post-Roe
Abortion rights advocates reflect on their activism post-Dobbs, and the role storytelling still plays in the ongoing fight.
Biden Must Reverse Plans to Revive Deadly Trump-era Asylum Bans
The administration’s proposed tweaks to Trump’s bans are mere window-dressing on policies that will still inflict needless suffering.
By Katrina Eiland, Jonathan Blazer
Trans Students Should Be Treated With Dignity, Not Outed by Their Schools
Children and adults have a constitutional right not to have intimate facts about their lives disclosed without their consent.
By Harper Seldin
Louisiana's Former Death Row is Now Holding Kids
Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola Prison, is the largest maximum-security adult prison in the US. Angola is the perfect symbol for...
How the ACLU Tracks Anti-LGBTQ Bills, and How We’re Fighting Back
Keep tabs on state legislative attacks against LGBTQ people with the ACLU's nationwide tracking system.
By Gillian Branstetter
Arizona Violated the Rights of Incarcerated People for More Than a Decade. That Will Finally End.
A judge is holding Arizona accountable after hearing from our incarcerated clients about the abuse they endured in custody.
By Maria Morris