May 16, 2024
ACLU Applauds President Biden’s Announcement to Reclassify Marijuana, Calls for More Reform
WASHINGTON – President Biden announced today that he plans to reschedule marijuana into a category of controlled substances that have a currently accepted medical use and only a ...
May 15, 2024
Federal Court Permanently Blocks Provision of Florida Law that Targeted Voter Registration and Civic Engagement by Community Organizations
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. — A federal court today permanently blocked a provision of Florida law S.B. 7050 that undermines community-based organizations performing voter registration and...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
May 15, 2024
ACLU Comment on U.S. Senate AI Working Group Policy Roadmap
WASHINGTON — Today, a U.S. Senate artificial intelligence (AI) working group led by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer released a policy paper laying out a roadmap for regulati...
Issue Areas: Racial Justice
May 15, 2024
Louisiana Congressional Map with Two Majority-Black Districts Set for 2024 Elections After Supreme Court Issues Emergency Stay
WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court granted an emergency stay today in Robinson v. Callais, pausing enforcement of a district court’s decision to strike down Louisiana’s cong...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Court case: Callais v. Landry
May 15, 2024
ACLU Files Title IX Complaint Against Harrison County School District for Dress Code Discrimination
District’s Sex-Based Dress Code Perpetuates Harmful Stereotypes and Creates a Hostile Environment for Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Students
May 10, 2024
Experts in Community Safety Join ACLU in Calls for Congress to Improve Public Safety with Evidence-Based Solutions
WASHINGTON – The American Civil Liberties Union hosted a series of congressional briefings this week in collaboration with Rep. Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-Va.), as part of th...
Issue Areas: Criminal Law Reform
Image of the Statue of Liberty

About the ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union has media staff available to handle inquiries from journalists on national issues affecting civil liberties, including questions on legislative matters that touch on civil liberties and constitutional freedoms and inquiries related to ACLU lawsuits.

To schedule an interview with an ACLU expert, email media@aclu.org or leave a voicemail at (212) 549-2666.

Contact an ACLU Affiliate

Map of the United States

The ACLU has 54 local offices across the U.S. working with attorneys and activists in their communities to shape better policies and spread awareness about their states' priority civil rights issues.

Local inquiries should be directed to the appropriate ACLU state affiliate.

Every month, you'll receive regular roundups of the most important civil rights and civil liberties developments. Remember: a well-informed citizenry is the best defense against tyranny.