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Feb 15,2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 15, 2019 CONTACT: Abdullah Hasan, 646-905-8879, [email protected] NEW YORK — The American Civil Liberties Union today announced that it will file a lawsuit challenging President Trump’s emergency powers declaration to secure funds to build a wall along the southern border. ACLU Executive Director Anthony Romero issued the following... Read More

Feb 14,2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 14, 2019 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, ACLU, 212-284-7347, [email protected] Jen Fuson, SPLC, 202-834-6209, [email protected] Brianna Krong, CGRS, 415-581-8835, [email protected] SAN FRANCISCO — The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Center for Gender & Refugee Studies... Read More

Feb 12,2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 12, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] SAN DIEGO – The ACLU Foundation of San Diego & Imperial Counties (ACLUF-SDIC) on Monday filed a motion to intervene in a lawsuit by several police unions seeking to prevent the release of police misconduct records as required by the state’s new law, the “California Public... Read More

Feb 11,2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Feb. 11, 2019 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes [email protected] (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Please attribute the following statement to Norma Chavez-Peterson, executive director of the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, speaking on behalf of the three California ACLU affiliates, with regards to Governor Gavin Newsom’s reassignment... Read More

Feb 06,2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 6, 2019 Media Contact: Daisy Vieyra [email protected], 916-824-3266 SACRAMENTO–Today, the ACLU of California, faith-based organizations, police reform advocates, labor unions, and families who have lost loved ones to police violence called on the legislature to pass AB 392: The California Act to Save Lives. The bill was introduced by... Read More