Daily Archives: 10/31/2011

Good Government Requires Freedom of Information

Throughout our country’s history, national security has often been used as a pretext for massive violations of individual rights. In the name of national security, President Jefferson countenanced internment camps for political dissidents; President Wilson authorized the round-up and deportation…

Humane Conditions in Prisons Are a Constitutional Guarantee

The population in American prisons and jails has tripled in the past 15 years with the predictable consequence that facilities are overcrowded; medical systems are overwhelmed; work, education, and treatment programs are inadequate; and idleness and stress lead to greater…

Fighting for Marriage Fairness

When gay and lesbian couples are denied the protections that come with marriage, they and their families suffer. One of the best things you can do to advocate for the ability for same-sex couples in your community to marry is…

Legendary Attorney Tom Homann

On the Fight for LGBTQ Rights in San Diego . . . “Locally, there is virtually no other organization that has consistently litigated the whole range of gay and lesbian issues and supported our cause whenever we needed help, other…

San Diego Juvenile Detention Facilities

The ACLU has decided to compile a list of all the juvenile detention facilities in San Diego county along with resources and a map in order to give people easy access to information. Instead of having to search the internet…