When Ice-T and his band, Body Count, released the song “Cop Killer” in 1992, it spurred outrage. At the time, Bill Clinton and George Bush were running for president, and condemning “Cop...
Why the ACLU Supports the Electoral Count Reform Act
As we approach the second anniversary of January 6, Congress must address the vulnerabilities in our election certification process.
By Kristen Lee
I’m Proud of My Transgender Son. The Health Care He Needs Shouldn’t Be Up for Debate.
Gender-affirming care helped my son become the happy, healthy, confident guy he is today.
By Donnie Ray Saxton
Bars Behind Bars: The Use of Rap Lyrics in Court
When Ice-T and his band, Body Count, released the song “Cop Killer” in 1992, it spurred outrage. At the time, Bill Clinton and George Bush were...
Lessons Learned from Our Classroom Censorship Win Against Florida’s Stop W.O.K.E. Act
Here’s what the judge’s order could mean for challenges to censorship efforts nationwide.
By Leah Watson
Missouri is Trying to Bar Me From My Father’s Execution. Governor Parson Must Intervene.
My father Kevin Johnson, Jr. was sentenced to death for a crime committed at 19 years old, but the state is preventing me from attending his...
By Khorry Ramey
20 Years Later, It’s Time to Overhaul the Department of Homeland Security
Chronic dysfunction and abuse within the agency call for a serious reckoning.
By Naureen Shah
Election Denialism Lost in Key Midterm Races, but the Fight is Far From Over
Americans took firm stances against election denialism and voted to protect our democracy in the most vital races.
By Xavier Persad, Rotimi Adeoye
Warrantless Pole-Camera Surveillance by Police is Dangerous. The Supreme Court Can Stop It.
We’re calling on the court to clarify that long-term police use of a surveillance camera targeted at a person’s home is a Fourth Amendment search.
By Nathan Freed Wessler
Two Cups of Broth and Rotting Sandwiches: The Reality of Mealtime in Prisons and Jails
As many Americans gather for Thanksgiving feasts, incarcerated people daily consume nutritionally inadequate and unpalatable food.
By Jessica Carns, Sam Weaver
Your Mini Guide to Discussing Abortion Rights at the Dinner Table
The landscape of abortion rights is at a critical juncture. Here’s a handy reference of facts when discussing with friends and family at the...