Monthly Archives: April 2007

United Nations Human Rights Expert to Monitor Human Rights Conditions of Migrants in the U.S. .

SAN DIEGO – The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the Human Rights of Migrants began an official visit to the United States today in San Diego to review the conditions of migrants and immigrants. The American Civil Liberties Union is…

Lamentable Abortion Ruling Harms Women, Bodily Privacy

SAN DIEGO – In upholding a complete ban on a particular abortion procedure, the U.S. Supreme Court has put pregnant women in danger and opened the door to more laws that invade bodily privacy, the ACLU of San Diego &…

ACLU Urges Support for Bills to Restore Civilian Oversight of Police Agencies

In a recent California Supreme Court decision (Copley Press v. Superior Court), the Court shut out the public’s access to police records and hearings, in essence drawing a cloak of secrecy over police conduct. We think this secrecy damages police/community…

ICE Enforcement Raids Cause Serious Concerns

SAN DIEGO COUNTY – Federal agents arrested 359 people during a two-week crackdown on undocumented immigrants in San Diego County that began March 20. The raids came as part of the Department of Homeland Security’s “Operation Return to Sender,” a…

Free Speech Upheld in Poway — For Now

The ACLU was able to protect, for the time being, the free speech rights of Poway residents and visitors. Poway city officials, in an effort to rid the city of what they called “tacky” and “dangerous” signs, proposed a sweeping…