Apr 23, 2019
Oklahoma Business Removes “Muslim Free” Sign After ACLU Lawsuit, Commits to Serving Customers of All Faiths
MUSKOGEE, Okla. — After a lawsuit was brought by the American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Oklahoma, and the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Oklahoma chapter, ...
Issue Areas: Religious Liberty
Apr 22, 2019
Court Strikes Down Discriminatory Rule in New Jersey Condominium Association
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit ruled today that a New Jersey condominium association’s gender-segregated pool hours violated the federal Fa...
Issue Areas: Women's Rights
Apr 22, 2019
Appeals Court Rejects a License to Discriminate in Child Welfare
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. — A federal appeals court ruled today that the city of Philadelphia is entitled to require its taxpayer-funded child welfare agencies to abide by its nondiscrim...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Apr 22, 2019
Supreme Court Agrees to Hear LGBTQ Workplace Discrimination Cases
WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court today agreed to hear R.G. & G.R. Harris Funeral Homes v. EEOC & Aimee Stephens and Altitude Express Inc. v. Zarda, and to decide whether to...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Apr 17, 2019
ACLU Lawsuit Goes After $2 Billion Bail Industry That Profits off Poor People
MISSOULA, Mont. — The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Montana, and Terrell Marshall Law Group today filed a lawsuit against private entities — bail bondsmen, bounty hun...
Issue Areas: Smart Justice
Apr 16, 2019
ACLU Comment on Attorney General Action Against Asylum Seekers
NEW YORK — Attorney General William Barr tonight directed immigration judges to deny bond hearings to asylum seekers. Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights P...
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