Yearly Archives: 2017

ACLU Asks City of El Cajon to Reconsider Its ‘Food Sharing’ Ban

SAN DIEGO – A few weeks ago, the City of El Cajon adopted an ordinance prohibiting people and organizations from sharing food with homeless individuals on public property. This needlessly cruel ordinance dampens the spirit of giving this holiday season….

Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Case That Will Decide the Future of Anti-Discrimination Law

CONTACT: Steve Smith, 347-628-4077, ssmith@aclu.org Mia Jacobs, 201-919-0333, mjacobs@aclu.org WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union appeared before the Supreme Court today in oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a case that will have widespread impact…

ACLU Comment on Supreme Court Action on Trump Muslim Ban

CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 347-514-3984, isarda-sorensen@aclu.org WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court granted the Trump administration’s request to temporarily allow the latest Muslim ban to take full effect as the case is litigated. Two federal appeals courts will soon hear separate challenges to…

Activists Canvass Congressman Issa’s Neighborhood to Urge Him to Support the Bipartisan Dream Act

SAN DIEGO — Dozens of activists are organizing to visit Congressman Darrell Issa’s neighborhood in Vista this Saturday afternoon to urge the lawmaker to support passage of a clean Dream Act before the end of the year. They will be…

Look Up! ACLU Takes To The Skies Today To Urge Issa To Support Bipartisan Dream Act

SAN DIEGO — As activists rally at California State University at San Marcos today, the ACLU will fly a plane overhead towing a banner urging Congressman Darrell Issa to support passage of a clean Dream Act by the end of…