Houstonians Will Be Voting FOR the Equal Rights Ordinance in November

Houstonians Will Be Voting FOR the Equal Rights Ordinance in November

The Texas Supreme Court this morning ruled that the majority of Houstonians who support the city's Equal Rights Ordinance will be casting a ballot “for” the measure to keep it on the books.

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Houston Unites Launches Campaign to Support Equal Rights Ordinance

Houston Unites Launches Campaign to Support Equal Rights Ordinance

Today, the Houston Unites campaign launched to prevent the repeal of Houston’s Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) on the November ballot.

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Freedom to Marry Resources

Freedom to Marry Resources

Marriage equality is legal for the first time in Texas! We will have resources and analyses available. Leave a message on our legal hotline 1.888.503.6838 with questions you have about the ruling.

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Get Cool ACLU Gear

Wear your rights and support the fight for freedom. Plus free ACLU magnet with every purchase.

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Border Harassment

Border Harassment

Have you or has someone you know been harassed and mistreated by Customs and Border Protection? If so, please tell us about the experience.

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The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance Protects You

The Houston Equal Rights Ordinance Protects You

On May 28, 2014, Mayor Annise Parker and the Houston City Council passed the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance. Learn about what the ordinance means for you.

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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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Free Speech and the Right to Protest

Free Speech and the Right 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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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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Houstonians Will Be Voting FOR the Equal Rights Ordinance in November

Houstonians Will Be Voting FOR the Equal Rights Ordinance in November

The Texas Supreme Court this morning ruled that the majority of Houstonians who support the city's Equal Rights Ordinance will be casting a ballot “for” the measure to keep it on the books.

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Prominent Houston Pastor Reacts to HERO Opponents’ Raucous Event

Prominent Houston Pastor Reacts to HERO Opponents’ Raucous Event

Following tonight's event sponsored by opponents of the Houston Equal Rights Ordinance (HERO) at the Hilton Post Oak, Pastor Rudy Rasmus, senior pastor at St. John's Church, issued a statement.

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