Monthly Archives: May 2010

Proposed “Quick Fix” Bill Upsets Parents, Deaf Community

A bill which is now being considered by the California State Senate (AB 2072) threatens to harm the well being of deaf children by allowing vested interests to dominate the process of creating and distributing information provided to parents of…

ACLU’S Defense of U.S. Flag-Wearing Students Perplexes the Right

Earlier this month, five students at Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill, California, were sent home on Cinco de Mayo for wearing T-shirts bearing the American flag. The students were reportedly sent home after a vice principal told them…

ACLU Affiliates in Border States Denounce Administration’s Plan for More Border Enforcement

May 26, 2010 The American Civil Liberties Union’s affiliates in the border states of Arizona, California, New Mexico and Texas were dismayed to learn of the Administration’s plan to send as many as 1,200 National Guard troops to the U.S.-Mexico…

CELEBRATE THE LIFE AND TIMES OF HARVEY MILK

Celebrate with the ACLU and scores of community groups this weekend at the first ever Harvey Milk Day, the first official state day recognizing an LGBT individual. Commemorative events include: – The Center’s 2nd Annual Harvey Milk Diversity Breakfast (Friday,…

2010 CANDIDATE SURVEY

A questionnaire seeking to gather local candidates’ positions on civil liberties-related questions was sent last month to all congressional, legislative, city, and school board candidates who will appear on the June ballot in San Diego and Imperial counties. In the…