Monthly Archives: October 2008

FREE PUBLIC FORUM: CIVIL LIBERTIES UNDER FIRE: ELECTION 2008

Rarely has an election felt more critical to the health and well-being of our constitutional civil liberties than the election on November 4, 2008. Nationally respected Americans with differing perspectives, John Dean, Robert Scheer, and Ruben Navarrette, will debate the…

Freedom Alert: We’re Losing California Marriage

Oct. 29, 2008 The right of gay couples to marry in California will be lost on Election Day if current polling trends continue. Please watch this urgent message from Matt Coles, director of the ACLU LGBT Project, and forward widely….

Grossmont School District Rescinds Policy Infringing on Student Free Speech Rights

Reacting to a demand letter from the ACLU, the Grossmont Union High School District quickly ended its censorship of students wearing political buttons, t-shirts, and stickers promoting positions on Proposition 8 and perhaps other ballot initiatives. The district had restricted…

Border Patrol and Local Police Create“Checkpoint Society”

Oct. 21, 2008 SAN DIEGO – The Department of Homeland Security is asserting extraordinary authority in declaring huge swaths of the country, and San Diego County in its entirety, as fair game for setting up checkpoints to stop, search, interrogate,…

LAST DAY TO REGISTER TO VOTE IN NOVEMBER ELECTIONS!

As there are many important civil liberties issues to be decided on this election, it is imperative that we all weigh in and make sure that our voices are heard on November 4, 2008. The last day to register to…