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ACLU Statement on Lawsuit Challenging President’s Transgender Guidance

NEW YORK — Eleven states have announced legal action against the Obama administration following the release of guidance on how schools treat transgender students.James Esseks, director of the ACLU LGBT Project... Read More

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ACLU Report: Police Use Loophole to Profit from Innocent, Vulnerable Californians

The American Civil Liberties Union of California released a policy brief today, Civil Asset Forfeiture: Profiting from California’s Most Vulnerable, examining civil asset forfeiture abuse by California law enforcement... Read More

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Reproductive Freedom

ACLU Responds to Supreme Court Decision in Zubik v. Burwell

WASHINGTON — The United States Supreme Court today issued an opinion in Zubik v. Burwell that vacates the judgments  in the cases before it.  It also issued orders vacating the judgments of the decisions in all the... Read More

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ACLU Statement on Gov. Brown’s May Revision

SACRAMENTO–Today Governor Jerry Brown released the May Revision to his proposed 2016-17 state budget. The Governor’s plan failed to include the funds needed to repeal CalWORKS’s outdated and intrusive Maximum... Read More

Many people in California have had their money, car, and even their home permanently taken by law enforcement – even though they were never arrested or convicted of a crime. If this has happened to you, sharing your story could help end policing for profit in California.

Have the police ever taken your property?

Many people in California have had their money, car, and even their home permanently taken by law enforcement – even though they were never arrested or convicted of a crime. If this has happened to you, sharing your... Read More