Monthly Archives: July 2010

Court Blocks Implementation of Key Sections of Arizona’s Racial Profiling Law

Still deeply concerned that a law in Arizona requiring police officers to question anyone they suspect of being in the country illegally will lead to racial profiling and could affect the entire border region, the ACLU of San Diego &…

San Diego ACLU Seeks Records about FBI Collection of Racial and Ethnic Data

San Diego – The American Civil Liberties Union of San Diego & Imperial Counties today asked the FBI to turn over records related to the agency’s collection and use of race and ethnicity data in local communities. According to a…

Mississippi School Agrees to Revise Policy and Pay Damages to Lesbian Teen Denied Chance to Attend Prom

ABERDEEN, MS – Itawamba County School District officials agreed to have a judgment entered against them in the case of Constance McMillen, the recent high school graduate who sued her school for canceling the prom rather than let her attend…

Reception Honoring Constance McMillen

Take this special opportunity to meet a modern day American hero and hear her whole story! We are throwing Constance a prom-themed brunch and you are invited. Join us on Pride Sunday, July 18th, and meet Constance, hear from local…

Prom Stories: Facing Discrimination, Overcoming Barriers

Because we’re so excited to welcome ACLU client Constance McMillen to headline our ACLU Pride activities this week, it got us thinking what prom experiences for LGBT students in the past were like. What we appreciate about Constance’s story is…