Dec 27, 2023
Families Block Idaho Law Banning Health Care for Transgender Youth
BOISE – In a victory for families of transgender youth and their medical providers, a federal judge has preliminarily blocked enforcement of HB 71, an Idaho law banning gender-af...
Issue Areas: LGBTQ Rights
Court case: Poe v. Labrador
Dec 22, 2023
ACLU Applauds President Biden’s Clemency Announcement
Announcement Will Reunite 11 Families in a Small Step Toward Justice
Issue Areas: Smart Justice
Dec 20, 2023
ACLU Urges Supreme Court to Allow No Fly List Challenge to Continue
WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union, ACLU of Oregon, and Goodwin Procter today filed a friend-of-the-court brief in the Supreme Court case FBI v. Fikre, which will de...
Issue Areas: National Security
Court case: FBI v. Fikre
Dec 19, 2023
Voting Rights Groups File Federal Lawsuit Challenging Ohio HB 458 for Violating Americans with Disabilities Act    
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The League of Women Voters of Ohio and voter Jennifer Kucera filed a federal lawsuit today challenging a provision in House Bill 458 that impacts how voters who ...
Issue Areas: Voting Rights
Dec 19, 2023
Civil Rights Organizations Sue to Block Texas from Enacting Extremist Immigration Law
AUSTIN, Texas — The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas, and the Texas Civil Rights Project (TCRP) filed a lawsuit today challenging Texas Senate Bill 4, which woul...
Issue Areas: Immigrants' Rights
Dec 19, 2023
ACLU of Kansas: Judge Denies Relief To Detainees Suffering Unconstitutional Wait Times
KANSAS CITY, KAN. – A federal district court judge has denied a request to enter a preliminary injunction which would have remedied the months-long waitlist for bed space at Larn...
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