Monthly Archives: November 2008

MARCH FOR MARRIAGE EQUALITY IN CALIFORNIA

Last week, a narrow majority of California voters approved Prop 8 to amend the state constitution to permanently bar same-sex marriage, and we sued. Join more than 20,000 marchers in San Diego and 250,000 marchers nationally this Saturday in a…

ACLU Sponsored Bills in CA Legislature

There are three ACLU affiliates in California: the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, ACLU of Southern California (Los Angeles), and ACLU of Northern California (San Francisco). We work together to impact legislation in Sacramento that affects civil liberties…

PRIORITY LEGISLATIVE ISSUES FOR CALIFORNIA IN 2008

CIVIL RIGHTS AB 2327 (Caballero-D) Would require entities providing disaster-related assistance and services to provide all victims with the assistance and services they need and for which they are eligible, and that public employees assist evacuees without asking for information…

Condemn Checkpoints in Escondido

Escondido now operates more than 35 drivers’ license checkpoints a year, far more than any other local law enforcement agency in the county. The ACLU has spoken out against the excessive use of checkpoints, which are anathema to a free…

Fallbrook High Earns an “F” in Free Speech, ACLU Says in Suit

SAN DIEGO – Fallbrook High School and the Fallbrook Union High School District violated the fundamental free speech rights of students and faculty when the school’s principal censored the school newspaper, The Tomahawk, canceled the journalism class, terminated the newspaper’s…