This week in North Carolina, Republican lawmakers introduced a measure that would authorize NC to establish an official religion, thereby undermining the First Amendment. NC ACLU communications director Mike Meno responded…Read More →
In light of the continuing detainment of photographers and the confiscation of their equipment by police officers, the ACLU has put together a short guide detailing the rights the public has when photographing or videotaping a police officer. Read the…Read More →
The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Michigan said today that they are challenging “pay or stay” sentences imposed on five persons across the state who were illegally jailed for being too poor to pay court fines.
In each instance,…Read More →
The lesbian and gay community recently had a breakthrough in legislation. The military policy of “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” has finally been reviewed and revoked by Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Admiral Michael…Read More →
The American Civil Liberties Union is making a stand against the Governor of Arizona, Jan Brewer. Governor Brewer filed a lawsuit in May attempting to shut down Arizona’s medical marijuana law because she claims that it threatens the people who are…Read More →
ACLU organized a petition to reform the “mass foreclosure docket” system established in 2008 for homeowners facing foreclosures yesterday when they called on Florida’s trial courts to reform it. ACLU stipulates that…Read More →