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Sep 22,2016

The ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties, along with our sister ACLU affiliates, have long been committed to supporting and defending the rights of indigenous people and communities.We recognize the vital roles peaceful protest, nonviolent civil disobedience, and activism play in defending our civil and human rights.The San Diego ACLU stands with the Standing... Read More

Sep 20,2016

Americans head to the polls on Tuesday, November 8th. To join the millions who will be weighing in on who should be president, senator, representative, state legislators, mayor, city council, as well as deciding a number of state and local propositions, you'll need to register to vote by Monday, October 24, 2016. If you were registered in the 2014 election but have... Read More

Sep 19,2016

SAN DIEGO – The injustice faced by hundreds, if not thousands, of U.S. military veterans who are being deported was the focus of a campaign announced today by a broad coalition of leaders including representatives of the veterans community, elected officials, business, labor and immigrant reform communities.The coalition pledged to drive change for currently deported... Read More

Sep 16,2016

SAN DIEGO – Constitution Day 2016 is being celebrated today by school children across the country, with a particularly vibrant program here in San Diego.Now in its tenth year, the ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties recruits hundreds of volunteer attorneys, elected officials and civic leaders to visit classrooms throughout the region to present the fundamentals... Read More

Aug 31,2016

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Supreme Court today denied North Carolina’s request to stay a federal appeals court ruling that struck down the state’s restrictive voting law.The American Civil Liberties Union and Southern Coalition for Social Justice challenged the law, charging it discriminates against African-American voters and unduly burdens the right to vote, in... Read More