Monthly Archives: April 2012

ACLU Attorneys React to Argument at Supreme Court on Arizona’s Anti-Immigrant Law

WASHINGTON – Attorneys with the American Civil Liberties Union Immigrants’ Rights Project who attended this morning’s arguments at the Supreme Court stressed the need to stop SB 1070-type laws because they encourage racial profiling, harm public safety and lead to…

California Pushes Back on the War on Women

Across the country we’re seeing ongoing attacks on access to reproductive health care. Massive attacks. The Guttmacher Institute released data today detailing that, just a few months into 2012, hundreds of provisions to restrict abortion access have been introduced in state legislatures…

ACLU of California Hits the Capitol

More than 200 ACLU of California members, activists, students, and supporters used their feet, brains and voices to advocate for three important bills before the California Legislature this session, and for civil liberties and civil rights in general. The 2012…

AB 1081 – Rebuilding Community Trust with the TRUST Act

We’re all safer when we foster trust and transparency between all communities and the local police. But the out-of-control “Secure” Communities (known as S-Comm) deportation program is destroying those relationships, making us less safe and burdening our local governments. The…

SB 1338 – Now More than Ever: Expand Reproductive Health Care

SACRAMENTO — While other states and Congress are moving to restrict reproductive health care, in California nursing and medical organizations, reproductive health advocates and women’s rights groups have come together to support legislation that would increase access to comprehensive reproductive…