Monthly Archives: December 2012

Who Did We Kill This Year?

At the end of the year many news sources review a year’s worth of obituaries, usually the passing of the famous. Neil Armstrong and Sally Ride. Whitney Houston, Dave Brubeck. Joe Paterno, a reminder that people’s lives are complicated, and…

With ACLU’s Rapid Growth Comes New Leader, and Increased Emphasis on Latino Engagement

SAN DIEGO – Having grown from seven staff members to twenty-one in seven years, the San Diego ACLU today announced the promotion of Norma Chávez-Peterson to the new position of Associate Director supervising the organization’s entire advocacy portfolio.  Chávez -Peterson…

U.S. Supreme Court to Review Challenges to DOMA and Prop. 8

Today the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to review Edie Windsor’s challenge to the Defense of Marriage Act (Windsor v. United States). The ACLU brought the case forward because it is fundamentally unfair that the legal marriages of couples like Edie…