Monthly Archives: January 2019

Rapid Response Network Statement on County Board of Supervisors’ Positive Vote on Temporary Migrant Shelter Site

Editor’s note: Interviews available upon request, please contact Ashley Weaver to arrange. Contact information below. Media Statement Re: County Board of Supervisors’ Positive Vote on Temporary Migrant Shelter Site Today, the County Board of Supervisors voted to use a County-owned…

ACLU Border Rights Center statement on pilot program stranding asylum seekers in Mexico

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 24, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 ACLU Border Rights Center statement on pilot program stranding asylum seekers in Mexico SAN DIEGO — Today, the Trump administration announced plans to leave asylum-seekers stranded on the…

Eliminating Copays in California Jails (AB 45)

Fair and just access to health care is a human right. But right now, most California counties charge people in jail a $3 copay when they seek medical or dental care; they are also allowed to charge for medical equipment…

College Student Right to Access Act (SB 24)

At a time when abortion rights are under attack, California can and must be a leader on abortion access. Right now, most university health centers provide quality health care at low or no cost to students. But campus clinics in…

ACLU Response to President Trump’s Speech on Government Shutdown

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 19, 2019 CONTACT: Steve Smith, 347-628-4077, [email protected] WASHINGTON — President Trump today delivered a speech on immigration, border security, and the government shutdown. Anthony D. Romero, Executive Director of the American Civil Liberties Union, issued the following…