Monthly Archives: February 2019

ACLU Supports New California Bill to Ensure Privacy for All

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 27, 2019 Contact: Daisy Vieyra [email protected], 916-824-3266 SACRAMENTO – Today the ACLU of California joined a diverse coalition of privacy, civil rights, economic equity, and children’s advocacy organizations to announce support for AB 1760, Privacy for…

Election Day Registration (SB 72)

There are currently 5.5 million eligible but unregistered voters in California. Registration and participation for Latino, Asian, and Black Californians continues to lag behind that of white voters. California must do everything in its power to strengthen – not weaken…

California Act to Save Lives (AB 392)

  Police officers should avoid using deadly force whenever possible. But, right now, officers can legally use deadly force and kill someone even when they have other alternatives. AB 392: The California Act to Save Lives, introduced this year by…

Access to California Police Records

In 2018, the California Legislature passed SB1421, The Right To Know Act, which gives the public the right to see certain records relating to police misconduct and serious uses of force. You can now request these records under the Public…

The Justice Department Wants to Strip the Mongols Biker Club of Its Logo

By David Loy, Legal Director, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties The Department of Justice is waging a long-running campaign to silence members and supporters of a controversial motorcycle club from expressing their affinity with the club by displaying…