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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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Health Care Providers Ask Fifth Circuit to Reconsider Anti-Abortion Law

Health Care Providers Ask Fifth Circuit to Reconsider Anti-Abortion Law

The American Civil Liberties Union, the ACLU of Texas, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and the Center for Reproductive Rights have filed a petition asking the full the Fifth Circuit to reconsider the constitutionality of HB2

Apr 10, 2014     Comments Off
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SCOTUS Lets Stand Lower Court Rulings Prohibiting Anti-Immigrant Ordinances

SCOTUS Lets Stand Lower Court Rulings Prohibiting Anti-Immigrant Ordinances

The Hazleton and Farmers Branch anti-immigrant ordinances have repeatedly been found unconstitutional by federal trial and appeals courts.

Mar 3, 2014     Comments Off
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Gov  Perry Asked to Issue Moratorium On Taser and Pepper Spray Use in Schools

Gov Perry Asked to Issue Moratorium On Taser and Pepper Spray Use in Schools

Latest action reflects mounting concern after Tasing incident left Texas high school student with severe brain injury

Feb 27, 2014     Comments Off
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Colorado vs Texas

Colorado vs Texas

Texas seems to think being tough means throwing more people in solitary. We think being tough is having the courage to take concrete steps towards reform like New York and Colorado have done.

Feb 1, 2014     Comments Off
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ACLU Comment on Groundbreaking Federal School Discipline Guidance

ACLU Comment on Groundbreaking Federal School Discipline Guidance

Key Tool Issued to Help End School-To-Prison Pipeline.

Jan 8, 2014     Comments Off
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