Sep 27, 2023
ACLU Announces Sophia Lin Lakin as Director of the Voting Rights Project
NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union announced today the appointment of Sophia Lin Lakin as director of the Voting Rights Project. As director of the Voting Rights Proje...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Sep 27, 2023
Montana Court Blocks Enforcement of Ban on Gender-Affirming Care for Trans Youth
Missoula, MT – A Montana state district court judge today blocked enforcement of Senate Bill 99, the discriminatory law that threatens the health and well-being of Montana transg...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Sep 27, 2023
ACLU Sues Private Prison Company After Preventable Death of Asylum Seeker at Torrance Detention Facility
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. – The wrongful death estate of Kesley Vial, a 23-year-old Brazilian asylum seeker, has filed a lawsuit against the private prison company CoreCivic, which runs ...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Sep 26, 2023
Supreme Court of Ohio will Hear Oral Argument Tomorrow in Challenge to Extreme Abortion Ban
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The Supreme Court of Ohio will hear oral argument tomorrow in a case brought by abortion providers challenging the state government’s extreme ban on abortion a...
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
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 26, 2023
In Win for Black Voters, Supreme Court Rejects Alabama’s Appeal in Milligan and Reaffirms State Must Draw Second Opportunity District
WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court today rejected Alabama’s attempt to defy its orders to draw a fair congressional map and has allowed a three-judge panel’s latest decision to s...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
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