Monthly Archives: December 2009

Border Patrol Should Stay Away from Immigrant Children Not Engaged in Criminal Activity

Border Patrol’s arrests of students on their way to school earlier this year underline the need for that agency to adopt new policies to protect the rights of immigrant children, the San Diego ACLU and American Friends Service Committee (“AFSC”)…

ACLU Calls on City to Retain Strong Citizen Review Panel

Citing reduced officer misconduct, improved accountability and cost benefits, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties urged the city to retain the executive director position of the San Diego Citizens’ Review Board on Police Practices in a letter sent…

ACLU to Argue that Government’s Display of Mt. Soledad Cross Is Unconstitutional

PASADENA, CA – The American Civil Liberties Union, representing the Jewish War Veterans of the United States of America and several local residents, will argue Wednesday, December 9 before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit that the…

Homeless Lawsuit Put on Hold Pending Talks

San Diego – The lawsuit filed in federal court by the ACLU and the Dreher Law Firm last week on behalf of the homeless has been placed on hold and the request for a Temporary Restraining Order withdrawn to enable…

Rally to Stop the Stupak Amendment

As part of the national Day of Action to Stop the Stupak-Pitts Amendment, a broad-based coalition of pro-choice supporters will hold a candlelight rally in San Diego to voice opposition to the Stupak Amendment to Health Care Reform. Wednesday, December…