A decision on October 8, 2014, by the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked enforcement of a provision of Texasâ€™s notoriously strict abortion law that had already closed all but eight clinics in the state.Read More
UPDATE: On October 14, 2014, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Texasâ€™ voter ID law may remain in place. Learn more about voting rights laws in Texas and download our guide.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced today that it will open and operate a new family detention center in Dilley, Texas in response to the influx of families apprehended along the southwest border.
We joined a diverse coalition of groups to support criminal justice reforms that will make the system more just and, at the same time, improve public safety for all Texans.
Freedom of speech, of the press, of association, of assembly and petition â€” 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.
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.
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.