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Nov 13,2018

The following is the written statement submitted to the San Diego City Council. Good Afternoon, Council President Cole and esteemed City Councilmembers. My name is Chloe Triplett. I am a policy advocate for the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties. The ACLU is extremely concerned about Mayor Faulconer’s request for a resolution authorizing him to apply for a... Read More

Nov 09,2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 9, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, ACLU, 212-284-7347, [email protected] Jen Fuson, SPLC, 202-834-6209, [email protected] Lauren Gazzola, CCR, 212-614-6480, [email protected] SAN FRANCISCO — The American Civil Liberties Union, Southern Poverty Law Center, and Center for Constitutional Rights have filed a federal... Read More

Nov 07,2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 7, 2018 CONTACT: Steve Smith, 212-519-7811 and [email protected] NEW YORK— In response to reports that President Trump has asked Attorney Jeff Sessions to resign, the American Civil Liberties Union executive director Anthony D. Romero issued the following statement: “Jeff Sessions was the worst attorney general in modern American... Read More

Nov 05,2018

LOS ANGELES — Ramona Ripston, who built the ACLU of Southern California into a civil liberties, civil rights, and activism powerhouse over a span of four decades, has died. She was 91. Ripston had been in failing health for several years. She served as executive director of the ACLU SoCal from 1972 to 2011, except for a period of 18 months beginning in 1986, when she... Read More

Oct 30,2018

October 30, 2018 CONTACT: Inga Sarda-Sorensen, 347-514-3984,[email protected] NEW YORK — President Trump is reportedly considering issuing an executive order that attempts to end birthright citizenship in the United States. Omar Jadwat, director of the ACLU’s Immigrants’ Rights Project, had this reaction: “The president cannot erase the Constitution... Read More