HB2 UPDATE! Supreme Court Ruling Allows Clinics Across Texas to Reopen

HB2 UPDATE! Supreme Court Ruling Allows Clinics Across Texas to Reopen

A decision on October 8, 2014, by the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked enforcement of a provision of Texas’s notoriously strict abortion law that had already closed all but eight clinics in the state.

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[BLOG] You Can’t “De-Gay” Our GSA

[BLOG] You Can’t “De-Gay” Our GSA

The ACLU Nationwide and the ACLU of Texas worked with his school district last week to make sure they understood Joshua has the legal right to form a club with GSA in the name and talk about LGBT issues.

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Voting Rights in Texas

Voting Rights in Texas

UPDATE: On October 14, 2014, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Texas’ voter ID law may remain in place. Learn more about voting rights laws in Texas and download our guide.

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Know Your Rights to Protest

Know Your Rights to Protest

Freedom of speech, of the press, of association, of assembly and petition — this set of guarantees, protected by the First Amendment, comprises what we refer to as freedom of expression. Know your rights and what to do if you're stopped by police.

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The ACLU of Texas is the premier advocate for civil rights and individual liberty in the Lone Star State. To defend the Constitution and keep America safe and free, we need the support of every Texan who cares about protecting our precious civil liberties.

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Request Legal Assistance/Solicitud de Asistencia Legal

Request Legal Assistance/Solicitud de Asistencia Legal

Officially request legal help from an ACLU of Texas attorney. If you are concerned about whether the time for bringing your complaint is about to pass, you should consult with an attorney of your choice.

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[EVENT] The Institutional Violence of Incarceration

[EVENT] The Institutional Violence of Incarceration

Register for the discussion with Rev. Dorothy Budd and Chris Scott, moderated by Liliana Segura. Sponsored by the ACLU of Texas. Tuesday, October 28, 7pm. Learn more here.

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City of Houston Subpoenas of Sermons: Statement from the ACLU of Texas

City of Houston Subpoenas of Sermons: Statement from the ACLU of Texas

The following is a statement from the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas regarding the City of Houston’s recent subpoenas to pastors opposed to the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance

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