Tag Archives: california

California Can Reduce the Number of Police Shootings. Here’s How.

Author: Peter Bibring Police in California have a problem with deadly force. Last year, police shot and killed 162 people in the state, half of whom did not have guns. California departments have some of the highest rates of killings…

ACLU: Greyhound Must Stop Giving Border Patrol Permission to Conduct Bus Raids

Greyhound buses, once a symbol of travel on America’s vast highways, have become rolling traps where U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents routinely board to unlawfully interrogate, detain and arrest passengers. The agents, with the agreement of Greyhound, stage surprise…

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…

Look Up! ACLU Takes To The Skies Today To Urge Issa To Support Bipartisan Dream Act

SAN DIEGO — As activists rally at California State University at San Marcos today, the ACLU will fly a plane overhead towing a banner urging Congressman Darrell Issa to support passage of a clean Dream Act by the end of…

ACLU Applauds Governor Brown for Signing Bill to Keep Californians’ Data Out of Federal Muslim Registry

SACRAMENTO—Today, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 31, the California Religious Freedom Act, a bill introduced by Senator Ricardo Lara (D-Bell Gardens) to ensure the state of California never participates in a federal Muslim registry. The bill also bars localities from…