Monthly Archives: February 2010

Soledad: the Perpetual Cross

The legal director for the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties will provide an update on the long-standing legal challenge to the cross atop the federally owned Mt. Soledad. Numerous court rulings and the cross’s history itself clearly establish…

ACLU Responds to UCSD Controversy on Several Fronts

This past week has been rife with news stories and campus actions related to the notorious off-campus party mocking Black History Month and a subsequent show on a student-run TV station supporting the party. While the ACLU condemns the racial…

ACLU Statement on UCSD’s Response to the Atrocious ‘Compton Cookout’

The legal director of the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, David Blair-Loy, sent the following letter today to Marye Anne Fox, Chancellor of UCSD, in regards to media reports about possible university actions being considered for students who…

ACLU Night at Culture Clash in Americca

Please join us for an evening with one of the funniest (and poignant) acts in the country–Culture Clash! ACLU Night at “Culture Clash in AmeriCCa” a riotous blend of comedy and social activismFriday, February 19, 2010 San Diego Repertory Theatre…

Military Leaders Favor End to “Don’t-Ask, Don’t Tell” Policy

During an historic hearing today in the Senate Armed Services Committee, Defense Secretary Robert Gates and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, Admiral Michael G. Mullen, called for an end to the discriminatory “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” policy. The…