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Health Care Providers Vow to Continue Fight to Protect Women

Health Care Providers Vow to Continue Fight to Protect Women

The U.S. Supreme Court declined to halt a Texas law that has forced more than a dozen of the state’s women’s health centers to stop providing abortion care.

Nov 19, 2013     Comments Off
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Texas Health Care Providers Take Fight  to U.S. Supreme Court

Texas Health Care Providers Take Fight to U.S. Supreme Court

Texas Health Care Providers Take Fight Against Unconstitutional Law to U.S. Supreme Court

Nov 4, 2013     Comments Off
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ACLU of Texas Reacts To DPS Report on Checkpoints in  Rio Grande Valley

ACLU of Texas Reacts To DPS Report on Checkpoints in Rio Grande Valley

The Texas Department of Public Safety released results of a recent multi-agency law enforcement initiative in the Rio Grande Valley.

Oct 25, 2013     Comments Off
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ACLU of Texas Sues Feds for Excessive Use of Force and False Arrest at Border

ACLU of Texas Sues Feds for Excessive Use of Force and False Arrest at Border

ACLU Suit Targets Border Patrol’s Excessive Force, Already Recognized as Problem by Recent Dept. of Homeland Security Report

Oct 21, 2013     Comments Off
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Federal Court Holds Trial on Texas Abortion Restrictions

Federal Court Holds Trial on Texas Abortion Restrictions

ACLU, Planned Parenthood, and Center for Reproductive Rights in Court to Block Law That Would Prevent Thousands of Women from Obtaining Abortion Care

Oct 21, 2013     Comments Off
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ACLU Questions Intent of DPS Checkpoints in Rio Grande Valley, Issues Open Records Request

ACLU Questions Intent of DPS Checkpoints in Rio Grande Valley, Issues Open Records Request

The DPS checkpoints clearly were designed to target the most vulnerable residents, not combat crime or improve traffic safety.

Oct 4, 2013     Comments Off
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Texas Health Care Providers File Lawsuit to Protect Abortion Access in Texas

Texas Health Care Providers File Lawsuit to Protect Abortion Access in Texas

This law is part of a coordinated national strategy to shut down women’s health centers and outlaw abortion all across the country

Sep 27, 2013     Comments Off
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ACLU Warns Texas Superintendents Against Unwarranted Drug Tests and Other Suspicionless Searches of Students

ACLU Warns Texas Superintendents Against Unwarranted Drug Tests and Other Suspicionless Searches of Students

Constitution-Day Memo Reminds ISDs that Students Are Protected by U.S. Constitution.

Sep 17, 2013     Comments Off
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New Petition Launched to Support Treating All Married Military Personnel Equally

New Petition Launched to Support Treating All Married Military Personnel Equally

We call on Governor Perry to reverse course and treat all Texas National Guard families equally.

Sep 16, 2013     Comments Off
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ACLU Argues That School-Sponsored Cheerleader Banners Featuring Bible Verses Are Unconstitutional

ACLU Argues That School-Sponsored Cheerleader Banners Featuring Bible Verses Are Unconstitutional

It is inconsistent with Texas values for the government to tell people what to believe.

Sep 5, 2013     Comments Off
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