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Journalists Sue Federal Government to Defend Free Press in ACLU Lawsuit

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 21, 2019 CONTACT: Abdullah Hasan, ACLU, ahasan@aclu.org Edward Sifuentes, ACLU of San Diego, esifuentes@aclusandiego.org Diana Lee, NYCLU, dlee@nyclu.org NEW YORK — Five journalists who were tracked, detained, and interrogated by the Department of Homeland Security in an…

The Justice Department Wants to Strip the Mongols Biker Club of Its Logo

By David Loy, Legal Director, ACLU of San Diego & Imperial Counties The Department of Justice is waging a long-running campaign to silence members and supporters of a controversial motorcycle club from expressing their affinity with the club by displaying…

ACLU Statement on Ninth Circuit Decision Affirming First Amendment Right to Photograph Near Ports of Entry

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Aug. 14, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org (619) 501-3408 SAN DIEGO – Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion in Askins et al. v. DHS. The case involves the public’s First Amendment right to…

ACLU: CA Law Used to Cite Drivers Who Honk Their Horns During Protests is Unconstitutional

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 12, 2018 CONTACT: Edward Sifuentes esifuentes@aclusandiego.org (619) 501-3408 ACLU: CA Law Used to Cite Drivers Who Honk Their Horns During Protests is Unconstitutional Lawsuit Filed After Sheriff’ Deputy Tickets Woman For Using Her Car Horn To…

ACLU Wins Suit Over Individuals’ Right to Protest and Monitor Border Patrol Checkpoint Operations

SAN DIEGO – Today, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued an opinion siding with ACLU clients in a case involving the First Amendment right to protest and monitor law enforcement activities in public. After plaintiffs Peter Ragan and Leesa…