Monthly Archives: September 2019

California Is Ready to Ensure Every Public College Student Has Access to Abortion

By Phyllida Burlingame, ACLU of Northern California & Jennifer Dalven, Reproductive Freedom Project In a year when we’ve seen states throughout the South and Midwest move to ban abortion and restrict access to reproductive health, California could soon cement its…

ACLU, Physicians for Human Rights Demand That CBP Improve Medical Care for Individuals Forced to Endure Substance Withdrawal at Ports of Entry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 17, 2019 CONTACT: Imelda Mejia, ACLU of Texas, 346-299-6803, media@aclutx.org SAN DIEGO, California – The ACLU Border Rights Center, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties and Physicians for Human Rights today sent a letter to…

Our Testimony To The PSLN Committee Regarding AB 953 Data Presentation

The following is the testimony delivered by ACLU-SDIC Policy Associate, Chelsey Birgisdóttir, as she spoke before the Public Safety and Liveable Neighborhoods Committee. Good morning, Councilmembers. My name is Chelsey Birgisdottir. I am a policy associate with the ACLU of…

Celebrating ‘Constitution Day’ in Classrooms Across San Diego County on Tuesday, September 17

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 16, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org 619-501-3408 SAN DIEGO – On Tuesday, thousands of middle and high school students will celebrate Constitution Day in classrooms across San Diego County by learning about the wisdom, complexity and…

California Assembly Passes College Student Right to Access Act, Bill One Step Closer to Governor’s Desk

SACRAMENTO, Calif.  – Groundbreaking legislation that would require all on-campus student health centers at public universities in California to offer medication abortion services passed in the California Assembly today with an initial vote of 44 to 15. Now, Senate Bill…