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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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Executive Action on Immigration

Executive Action on Immigration

We will continue to fight for those immigrants left unprotected, as well as the residents of our border communities, who continue to face life amidst the tools and language of war.

Nov 21, 2014     Comments Off
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HB2 UPDATE! Supreme Court Ruling Allows Clinics Across Texas to Reopen

HB2 UPDATE! Supreme Court Ruling Allows Clinics Across Texas to Reopen

A decision on October 8, 2014, by the U.S. Supreme Court temporarily blocked enforcement of a provision of Texas’s notoriously strict abortion law that had already closed all but eight clinics in the state.

Oct 16, 2014     Comments Off
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[BLOG] You Can’t “De-Gay” Our GSA

[BLOG] You Can’t “De-Gay” Our GSA

The ACLU Nationwide and the ACLU of Texas worked with his school district last week to make sure they understood Joshua has the legal right to form a club with GSA in the name and talk about LGBT issues.

Oct 13, 2014     Comments Off
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