Monthly Archives: September 2012

Volunteer to Help Us Protect the Vote on Election Day!

The Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, the San Diego offices of DLA Piper, California Common Cause and the San Diego ACLU need your assistance on Election Day, November 6, 2012! The Election Protection program is the nation’s largest,…

California Leads the Nation in Promoting Voter Access

California stands alone in the nation in dramatically increasing—rather than suppressing—opportunities for voter registration among low-income voters, students and persons with disabilities with yesterday’s signing by Governor Jerry Brown of SB 35, Senator Alex Padilla’s bill to help qualified adults…

Governor Brown Signs Abortion Access Bill – SB 623

California’s leading reproductive rights groups applauded Governor Brown signing SB 623, an important bill authored by Senator Christine Kehoe (San Diego’s 39th District) that will allow the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF), to continue evaluating the safety, effectiveness and…

San Diego ACLU Celebrates Constitution Day with 400+ Class Discussions

In its sixth year, the ACLU’s Constitutional Civics Program will reach more than 15,000 students in 48 schools in twelve school districts. Scores of volunteer attorneys and business leaders will present the fundamentals of the U.S. Constitution and the Bill…

San Diego ACLU to Bill Horn: Three Strikes and You’re Out!

SAN DIEGO – Upon being alerted by San Diego CityBeat that Supervisor Bill Horn had proposed a $10,000 grant from the supervisor’s taxpayer-funded “Neighborhood Reinvestment Fund” to an organization with a professed religious mission, the San Diego ACLU sent a…