Monthly Archives: December 2017

ACLU Asks City of El Cajon to Reconsider Its ‘Food Sharing’ Ban

SAN DIEGO – A few weeks ago, the City of El Cajon adopted an ordinance prohibiting people and organizations from sharing food with homeless individuals on public property. This needlessly cruel ordinance dampens the spirit of giving this holiday season….

Supreme Court Hears Arguments In Case That Will Decide the Future of Anti-Discrimination Law

CONTACT: Steve Smith, 347-628-4077, ssmith@aclu.org Mia Jacobs, 201-919-0333, mjacobs@aclu.org WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union appeared before the Supreme Court today in oral arguments for Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission, a case that will have widespread impact…

ACLU Comment on Supreme Court Action on Trump Muslim Ban

CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 347-514-3984, isarda-sorensen@aclu.org WASHINGTON – The Supreme Court granted the Trump administration’s request to temporarily allow the latest Muslim ban to take full effect as the case is litigated. Two federal appeals courts will soon hear separate challenges to…