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We can be pretty sure that each new day will bring two things: new threats to our civil liberties, and new stories of people standing up for their rights and winning. Behind every court ruling is a person. Behind every landmark law is a movement. Read the stories and hear the voices that ground our work.

No Peace Without Justice

Jun 28, 2018
On the 150th Anniversary of the 14th Amendment, we’re talking about a promise of equality that was bookended by violence. On the front end was the vicious enslavement of Black people; on the back-end was the Jim Crow era, a response that successfully and brutally reinforced racial segregation in opposition to the rights afforded Black people by the 14th Amendment. In both cases, violence was prote... Read More

Celebrate Pride Month by Improving California Laws

Jun 22, 2018
June is Pride month, a month to celebrate the strength and activism of LGBTQ people. We at the ACLU of California are excited to be working on three LGBTQ-related bills this year to make things better for students, youth in foster care, and people in jail or prison. Read More