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2019 State Legislative Scorecard

This legislative scorecard is designed to let you know where your state legislators stand on a variety of civil rights and civil liberties issues, ranging from criminal justice to voting rights. We encourage you to review the separate scores for…

ACLU of California Statement On Trump Administration’s Lawsuit Against California Over Its Pro-Immigrant Legislation

Los Angeles – Please attribute the following statement to Jennie Pasquarella, director of immigrants’ rights for the ACLU of California, in regards to the Trump administration’s lawsuit against the State of California over its recently enacted laws Senate Bill 54…

Governor Signs Bill Modernizing California HIV Laws

SACRAMENTO – Today, Governor Jerry Brown signed into law landmark legislation to reform outdated laws that unfairly criminalized and stigmatized people living with HIV. Senate Bill (SB) 239 was authored by Sen. Scott Wiener (D-San Francisco) and Asm. Todd Gloria…

ACLU Applauds Governor Brown for Signing California Values Act (SB 54)

SACRAMENTO–Today, Governor Brown signed SB 54, the California Values Act, a bill introduced by Senate President pro Tempore Kevin De León (D-Los Angeles) to protect the rights of immigrants living in the state. In response, Jennie Pasquarella, Immigrants’ Rights Director…

California Needs to Stand with All Survivors of Sexual Assault and Domestic Violence

Did you know that an estimated 8,300,000 Californians will experience physical assault, rape, or stalking by an intimate partner in their lifetimes? While California has made significant strides to help make sure survivors aren’t afraid to come forward, the federal…