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ICE Opening Additional Detention Facility in Texas

ICE Opening Additional Detention Facility in Texas

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.

Sep 22, 2014     Comments Off
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Texas Smart-On-Crime Coalition

Texas Smart-On-Crime Coalition

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.

Sep 18, 2014     Comments Off
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ACLU Requests Investigation of AISD for Discrimination at Two Schools

ACLU Requests Investigation of AISD for Discrimination at Two Schools

The U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights should investigate the Austin ISD for unlawful sex and racial discrimination against students in two of the city’s lowest-income middle schools.

Sep 3, 2014     Comments Off
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Federal Judge Strikes Down HB2 ASC Requirements for Texas Abortion Facilities

Federal Judge Strikes Down HB2 ASC Requirements for Texas Abortion Facilities

If the final provision goes into effect, after September 1, only seven clinics will remain open. Read the oral history – and join the #FightBackTX campaign! (links to fightbacktx.com)

Sep 2, 2014     Comments Off
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Take Action to Free an Innocent Man

Take Action to Free an Innocent Man

Tell Governor Perry to show mercy and exercise his power to grant Max Soffar clemency.

Aug 25, 2014     Comments Off
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ACLU Seeks Clemency for Innocent, Terminally Ill Death-Row Inmate

ACLU Seeks Clemency for Innocent, Terminally Ill Death-Row Inmate

Max has spent the last 34 years on death row for crimes he didn't commit. The State of Texas knows this and refuses to act.

Aug 13, 2014     Comments Off
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Warehoused and Forgotten Report

Warehoused and Forgotten Report

New report reveals shocking abuse and mistreatment of immigrant prisoners in five, privately run federal prisons in Texas.

Jun 9, 2014     Comments Off
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You did it! Your Calls and Emails Moved Houston Forward!

You did it! Your Calls and Emails Moved Houston Forward!

Houston has an Equal Rights Ordinance. Take a moment to thank your decision makers.

May 5, 2014     Comments Off
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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

Apr 15, 2014     Comments Off
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