We 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.
The system of fines and fees to collect revenue for local governments is broken. It’s time for us to let our governments know our demand: No more taxation through citation.June 14, 2021
Existing Justice Department policies have not prevented abusive spying on reporters. The White House, Justice Department, and Congress need to impose far stronger, lasting safeguards.June 11, 2021 Free Speech Privacy Police Practices
For years, ICE has been holding teenagers in indefinite detention thousands of miles away from their families. And it won’t tell anyone why.June 11, 2021 Immigrants' Rights
Patient Privacy Is Not Just About Medical Ethics — It’s Vital to Racial Equity and Disability Rights
We should empower patients to seek care by maintaining the strongest possible medical confidentiality rules instead of watering down critical patient privacy protections.June 10, 2021 Privacy Racial Justice Women's Rights, Reproductive Freedom & Gender Equity LGBTQ+ Rights
Immigration detention was cruel, abusive, and degrading before the pandemic hit — but as in so many other places, COVID-19 made the system's brutality impossible to ignore.June 9, 2021 Immigrants' Rights Police Practices
If Marsha and Sylvia taught us anything, it’s that if Pride doesn’t include all of us, it doesn’t hold meaning for any of us.June 9, 2021 LGBTQ+ Rights