The ACLU of Texas defends the civil rights and civil liberties of all people in Texas, in courtrooms, at the state legislature, and in large and small communities throughout the Lone Star State.
The fight for immigrants’ rights is especially important in the Lone Star State. Sixteen percent of our state’s residents are foreign-born, and we share a 1,254 mile border with Mexico.
The ACLU of Texas is dedicated to securing constitutional and civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Texans.
The ACLU of Texas works to ensure that everyone in our great state can make the best decision for themselves and for their family about when and whether to have a child, without undue influence by politicians and special interest groups.
Voting is the cornerstone of our democracy and the fundamental right upon which all our civil liberties rest.
The ACLU of Texas works with teachers, parents, students, and legislators to ensure equality and dignity for all students in Texas, regardless of their race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, or gender identity.
Protecting free speech means protecting a free press, the democratic process, diversity of thought, and so much more. The ACLU has worked since 1920 to ensure that freedom of speech is protected for everyone.
The ACLU of Texas strives to safeguard the First Amendment’s guarantee of religious liberty by ensuring that laws and governmental practices neither promote religion nor interfere with its free exercise.
The ACLU of Texas works to expand the right to privacy, increase the control individuals have over their personal information, and ensure civil liberties are enhanced rather than compromised by technological innovation.