Monthly Archives: February 2009

FREE FILM SHOWING: OF CIVIL WRONGS & RIGHTS

Free Film Showing “Of Civil Wrongs and Rights: The Fred Korematsu Story”Saturday, February 28, 2009 at 12:30 p.m. Linda Vista Library, 2160 Ulric St., San Diego, 92111 [Please note: this is a change of venue from an earlier posting.] In…

ACLU Marks Anniversary of Landmark Student Free Speech Decision

To mark today’s anniversary of Supreme Court case Tinker v. Des Moines Independent School District, the American Civil Liberties Union has released a video about one of the latest of many cases in which Tinker was relied upon to uphold…

ACLU Wins Release of Tortured Refuegee

SAN DIEGO –In response to a lawsuit filed by the ACLU and other groups, the Department of Homeland Security agreed to release an HIV-positive torture victim from Mexico who was detained by immigration officials for nearly two years despite a…

PROP. 4, PROP. 8 AND BEYOND: HOW DIVISIVE INITIATIVES THREATEN OUR RIGHTS AND COMMUNITIES

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties presents “Prop. 4, Prop. 8 and Beyond” Forum and discussion led by Vince Hall and Delores Jacobs Friday, February 13, 2009 12:00 noon – 1:30 p.m. San Diego County Bar Association 1333…

San Diego School Board to Apologize to Pete Seeger

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE San Diego – Just shy of a half-century later, the San Diego Unified school board is apologizing to Pete Seeger for insisting he sign a loyalty oath before performing at a San Diego high school auditorium in…