Monthly Archives: June 2015

Personal Reflection on Court’s Historic Marriage Ruling

  Today the Supreme Court ruled that all couples have the right to marriage in this country. I am thrilled and delighted to see marriage equality come to lesbian and gay couples all across the country. It was only 24…

Marriage Equality Across the Land!

  Today, the United States Supreme Court issued a sweeping ruling in favor of marriage in Obergefell v. Hodges (also: Henry v. Hodges–Ohio; Bourke v. Beshear and Love v. Beshear–Kentucky; DeBoer v. Snyder–MI; Tanco v. Haslam–TN). In a 5-4 decision, the justices endorsed the dual rationales of…

ACLU on Supreme Court Ruling on Housing Discrimination

WASHINGTON – In a 5-4 decision, the U.S. Supreme Court today ruled that the 1968 Fair Housing Act continues to protect victims of discrimination, even where they cannot prove intent to discriminate. The ACLU filed an amicus brief in this…

ACLU Will Fight Ballot Initiative Targeting Transgender Californians

  A coalition of leading lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) and allied organizations has formed to battle a proposed ballot initiative targeting California’s transgender community. The coalition consists of the American Civil Liberties Union of California, Equality California, the…

ACLU on the Deadly Shooting in Charleston

  All of us at the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties are sickened by the horrific killings in Charleston, S.C. late last night. Police just arrested the suspected white gunman, identified as 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof, who opened…