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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.

Immigrants' Rights

The ACLU of Texas is dedicated to reclaiming constitutional and civil rights for all Texans, regardless of immigration status.

LGBTQ Equality

The ACLU of Texas is dedicated to securing constitutional and civil rights for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ) Texans.

Reproductive Freedom

The ACLU of Texas works to ensure that every woman in our great state can make the best decision for herself and for her family about when and whether to have a child, without undue influence by politicians and special interest groups.

Free Speech

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.

Voting Rights

The ACLU has defended the voting rights of minorities for most of our history.

Racial Justice

The ACLU of Texas strives to end the disproportionate impact of police abuses, over-incarceration, and the selective enforcement of drug laws on communities of color.

Religion and Belief

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.

Youth Rights

The ACLU works with teachers, parents, students, community members, and legislators to ensure equality and dignity for all students in Texas schools, regardless of their religious affiliation, gender identity, or sexual orientation.

Privacy and Technology

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.

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