Monthly Archives: January 2008

ACLU Writes Letter to Caltrans on Minutemen Adopting Stretch of Freeway

According to media reports, Caltrans has notified the San Diego Minutemen (SDMM) that the group will no longer be allowed to clean a stretch of Interstate 5 near the San Clemente border checkpoint. Caltrans previously assigned that location to SDMM…

Women’s Equality and the Right to Choose

This op-ed is written by Deborah Fritsch, Vice President of the Board of Directors, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. The race for the White House is in full swing. Come Election Day, a women’s right to choose will…

Bush Administration’s Real ID Regulations Still Too Burdensome

A systematic analysis of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) final regulations for the Real ID Act reveals that the regulations still address only 9 percent of the problems with the act that have been identified, the American Civil Liberties…

DEADLINE TO REGISTER TO VOTE RAPIDLY APPROACHING

The last day to register to vote for the February 5th presidential primaries is Tuesday, January 22. The 2008 presidential election year brings three opportunities to ensure that your voice is heard, with elections in February, June, and November. No…

ACLU Statement on Minutemen Adopting Stretch of Freeway

Caltrans recently assigned a stretch of Interstate 5 to the San Diego Minutemen as part of the Adopt-a-Highway road clean-up program. In what the state transportation department described as a coincidence, the section of highway consigned to the militant anti-immigrant…