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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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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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