Sep 30, 2023
Federal Court Blocks Certain Restrictions in North Carolina’s Sweeping Abortion Ban
GREENSBORO, N.C. — Today, a federal judge blocked two provisions of North Carolina’s Senate Bill 20, a sweeping law that severely restricts access to abortion and bans care aft...
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
Sep 30, 2023
Alabama Court Blocks De Facto Ban on Birth Centers in Case Brought by Midwives and Doctors
MONTGOMERY, Ala. — The Fifteenth Judicial Circuit Court issued a ruling today blocking the Alabama Department of Public Health (ADPH) from continuing to prevent the operation of ...
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
Sep 29, 2023
ACLU Comment on Failed House Vote to Advance Medication Abortion Restrictions in Appropriations Bill
WASHINGTON — As a possible government shutdown nears, the House of Representatives last night advanced a package of appropriation bills that included several priorities from the ...
Issue Areas: Reproductive Freedom
Sep 28, 2023
Federal Appeals Court Rejects Request to Block Tennessee Ban on Gender-Affirming Care
CINCINNATI, Ohio – The Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals today rejected a request from families and medical providers to block a Tennessee law banning gender-affirming medical care ...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Court case: L.W. v. Skrmetti
Sep 28, 2023
Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Delays Hearing to Select New Congressional Map in Louisiana
NEW ORLEANS, LA—Today, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals granted a writ of mandamus to vacate the remedial hearing set for Oct. 3 – 5 in Robinson v. Ardoin, the challenge to L...
Sep 28, 2023
ACLU Applauds Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Report and Urges Congress to Fundamentally Reform Section 702
The Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board Called for Major Changes to Law the Government Uses to Warrantlessly Surveil Americans’ International Communications
Issue Areas: Privacy & Technology
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