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.
Since its creation in 1996, the federal 287(g) program has produced ongoing devastating consequences for communities nationwide, including in Texas. But on June 30,
If you follow the news, it’s hard not to feel that the right to abortion rests on increasingly shaky ground.
Update: On June 1, 2019, after this article was published, the body of another Black transgender woman was found in White Rock Lake in Dallas.
From the beginning of his campaign for president, Donald Trump claimed that he was going to build a wall along the southern border.
Gilberto Gómez first saw the news of his daughter’s death on Facebook. Weeks earlier, Claudia had left her parent’s home in Guatemala’s western highlands to start a life in the United States. Less than three weeks later, she was dead at 20 years old.
On May 21, 2019, a day of action was held in cities across the U.S.
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