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New Texas ‘Religous Refusal’ Bill Opens Door to Discrimination

New Texas ‘Religous Refusal’ Bill Opens Door to Discrimination

TFN and the ACLU of Texas together have launched Texans Equal Under Law, an initiative that opposes HB 3567.

Apr 22, 2015     Comments Off
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Pregnant Women Are Not Second-Class Citizens

Pregnant Women Are Not Second-Class Citizens

Texas laws shouldn't interfere with a doctor or hospital’s ability to give appropriate end-of-life care. Help us pass Marlise’s Law.

Apr 14, 2015     Comments Off
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Texas In Its Own League With Anti-LGBT Discrimination Bills This Year

Texas In Its Own League With Anti-LGBT Discrimination Bills This Year

At Least 20 Proposed Bills Would Encourage or Even Mandate Discrimination against LGBT Texans and Their Families

Mar 31, 2015     Comments Off
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HB 3183 Introduced by Family of Marlise Munoz, State Reps., ACLU

HB 3183 Introduced by Family of Marlise Munoz, State Reps., ACLU

“Marlise’s Law,” HB 3183, would remove the pregnancy exclusions from Chapter 166 of the Health and Safety Code which outlines the rights and procedures for end-of-life decision-making.

Mar 12, 2015     Comments Off
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Texans Demand Access to Reproductive Health Care

Texans Demand Access to Reproductive Health Care

Attacks on Reproductive Health Care Must Be Stopped, Advocates, Faith Leaders and Lawmakers Tell Crowd

Feb 26, 2015     Comments Off
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A Solitary Failure: The Waste, Cost and Harm of Solitary Confinement

A Solitary Failure: The Waste, Cost and Harm of Solitary Confinement

New report from the ACLU of Texas and Texas Civil Rights Project reveals that solitary confinement is dangerous, wastes taxpayer money, and makes Texas less safe.

Feb 5, 2015     Comments Off
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Texas Muslim Capitol Day and Rep. White’s Comments

Texas Muslim Capitol Day and Rep. White’s Comments

On January 29 at Texas Muslim Capitol Day, Muslim Texans were the target of discrimination by Rep. Molly White. When politicians target people for their faith, everyone's liberty is at stake.

Jan 29, 2015     Comments Off
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[UPDATED] TX Court Denies Death Penalty Appeal of Intellectually Disabled Man

[UPDATED] TX Court Denies Death Penalty Appeal of Intellectually Disabled Man

UPDATE: The ACLU has petitioned the Supreme Court for a stay in Robert Ladd’s execution and to review the decision of the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.

Jan 27, 2015     Comments Off
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At Fifth Circuit Hearing, Seven Groups Unite in Fight Against HB 2

At Fifth Circuit Hearing, Seven Groups Unite in Fight Against HB 2

We hope the Fifth Circuit will reverse course and listen to doctors, medical experts and major medical associations, who have recognized that laws like HB 2 hurt women, not help them.

Jan 7, 2015     Comments Off
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Take Action: Tell The DOJ To Ban Racial Profiling By Police

Take Action: Tell The DOJ To Ban Racial Profiling By Police

Urge the DOJ to release their Guidance to ban racial profiling and ask them to make it enforceable, not only on the federal level, but also with state and local law enforcement agencies.

Nov 22, 2014     Comments Off
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