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SFPD's Surveillance Power Grab

Jul 13, 2022
The San Francisco Police Department wants to create a dangerous, new surveillance program that is unprecedented in city history. It would let SFPD co-opt private cameras owned by businesses, residents, and organizations to conduct sweeping live surveillance. Read More
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To Achieve True Reproductive Justice in California, We Must Look Beyond Roe v. Wade

Jun 24, 2022
The ACLU of Northern California fights for Californians’ bodily autonomy and the right to have children, not have children, and parent the children we have with dignity and safety. Although the U.S. Supreme Court has dealt a devastating step back by [dismantling/overturning] Roe v. Wade and nearly 50 years of precedent guaranteeing the constitutional right to abortion, we know that Roe was never e... Read More
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Social Media Censorship Toolkit

Jun 24, 2022
Recent court cases have established that elected representatives violate the First Amendment when they block individuals or delete their comments for expressing critical opinions on sites like Twitter and Facebook. Read More
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Martinez et al v. The City of Fresno

Jun 22, 2022
On March 16, 2022, the ACLU Foundation of Northern California (“ACLU”) filed a federal lawsuit against the City of Fresno, urging the court to strike down a city ordinance that targets unhoused people, and puts unconstitutional restrictions on advocates, organizers, and reporters who try to draw attention to how the unhoused are treated during encampment sweeps. In February 2022, city officials am... Read More