As the leading civil rights organization in the Lone Star State, we at the ACLU of Texas believe it is our duty to keep the public informed about the state of their civil liberties. The work we do at the legislature, in the courts, and in our communities is important, but there is no better defender of civil rights than a public that is informed and engaged.
To say that the last couple of months in American politics have been tough for reproductive freedom would be a gross and callous understatement.
When he boarded a Greyhound bus in his home state of Utah bound for Louisiana, Deyvid Morales had one goal in mind for the four-day-long journey: Arrive in one piece to attend what he called “the college of his dreams.”
As I have every election year for 45 years, I’m looking forward to tomorrow like a five-year-old waiting for Christmas morning.
Tomorrow on Election Day, Dallas County voters will elect the most powerful official in the local criminal justice system, a position they may not know anything about: The district attorney.
Since June, the federal government has been operating a massive tent city in the West Texas desert to detain immigrant children who have traveled to the United States seeking protection from persecution and abuse in their home countries.
Online translation tools can be useful to help order coffee when traveling abroad to a country where you don’t speak the language; but when it comes to translating important voting information for people who need it to cast their ballots, the tools can also cause serious confusion.
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