Monthly Archives: May 2010

San Diego ACLU Takes Steps to Stop Arizona’s SB 1070

May 17, 2010 SAN DIEGO – Vigilant against the potential for similar laws and abuses in California and the border region, the San Diego ACLU commended the ACLU of Arizona and fellow civil rights organizations who filed suit challenging Arizona…

Latino Day Laborers Targeted in Encinitas

A security guard at a Shell gas station on Encinitas Boulevard routinely forbids certain Latino individuals from entering the station to make purchases, tells them they are not allowed to stand on the public sidewalk, and specifically targets Latino individuals,…

Southwestern College’s Revised Free Speech Policy Still Presents Serious Constitutional Problems

SAN DIEGO – Southwestern College (SWC) limits free expression on its California campus to a single “free speech patio” and has proposed a new policy that unconstitutionally restricts expression, according to letters released today by the Foundation for Individual Rights…

APPLY FOR AN ACLU CIVIL LIBERTIES IN SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY AWARD

The 56th Annual Greater San Diego Science and Engineering Fair will be held on March 23 – 28, 2010 at the Balboa Park Activity Center. For a second year, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties is offering three…

US Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Boy Scouts’ Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court today refused to hear an appeal from the San Diego Boy Scouts challenging the standing of a lesbian couple and an agnostic couple who, with the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, filed a lawsuit…