Coalition Again Urges Gov Perry to Ban Taser and Pepper Spray Use in Schools

Coalition Again Urges Gov Perry to Ban Taser and Pepper Spray Use in Schools

No response to initial request despite new Tasing incident this week; mounting evidence these weapons pose extreme danger to children

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Health Care Providers Ask Fifth Circuit to Reconsider Anti-Abortion Law

Health Care Providers Ask Fifth Circuit to Reconsider Anti-Abortion Law

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Center for Reproductive Rights have filed a petition asking the full the Fifth Circuit to reconsider the constitutionality of HB2

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Board of Directors Election Call for Nominees

Board of Directors Election Call for Nominees

Requirements: Board members must have a strong commitment to the preservation of civil liberties and the Constitution. Deadline for petition to be received: April 25, 2014

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Download Resources

Download Resources

ACLU of Texas resources offer information for students, policy experts, and everyone in between. Our reports and guides will walk you through your rights in school, show you which books were banned in Texas public schools, and make sure you know the law when interacting with 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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Coalition Again Urges Gov Perry to Ban Taser and Pepper Spray Use in Schools

Coalition Again Urges Gov Perry to Ban Taser and Pepper Spray Use in Schools

No response to initial request despite new Tasing incident this week; mounting evidence these weapons pose extreme danger to children

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Health Care Providers Ask Fifth Circuit to Reconsider Anti-Abortion Law

Health Care Providers Ask Fifth Circuit to Reconsider Anti-Abortion Law

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Center for Reproductive Rights have filed a petition asking the full the Fifth Circuit to reconsider the constitutionality of HB2

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ACLU Comment on Gov. Perry’s Refusal to Adopt Prison Rape Elimination Standards

ACLU Comment on Gov. Perry’s Refusal to Adopt Prison Rape Elimination Standards

Gov. Rick Perry recently announced that Texas state prisons and local jails would not comply with regulations outlined in the Prison Rape Elimination Act (PREA).

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