Monthly Archives: August 2008

Vote No on Proposition 8

The ACLU has worked for many decades to advance the civil rights of LGBT Californians, and we’re now more determined than ever to make sure that lesbian and gay couples are able to share in the security, dignity and respect…

Vote No on Proposition 4

Dangerous initiatives will be lurking on the November ballot in California. For the third time in four years, opponents of legal abortion are attempting to restrict teenagers’ access to abortion. Proposition 4 is similar to two ballot measures that voters…

U.S. Border Patrol Should Stop Using Lethal Force Against Rock Throwers

Aug. 15, 2008 SAN DIEGO – After another incident involving U.S. Border Patrol agents shooting people alleged to be throwing rocks, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, the American Friends Service Committee’s U.S./Mexico Border Program, and the San…

U.S. Border Patrol Should Stop Using Lethal Force Against Rock Throwers

Aug. 15, 2008 SAN DIEGO – After another incident involving U.S. Border Patrol agents shooting people alleged to be throwing rocks, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, the American Friends Service Committee’s U.S./Mexico Border Program, and the San…

ACLU Seeks Release of Tortured Refugee

SAN DIEGO – The continued incarceration of a transgender refugee from Mexico who was tortured in her home country and has been granted asylum by a U.S. immigration judge is “unconstitutional,” the ACLU and two legal partners argued in a…