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ACLU of Texas Sues to Block State's Impending Drag Ban
Hands off our expression
"...The ACLU of Texas is teaming up with gay pride groups..."

Aug. 4, 2023 News Post by Brant Bingamon

ACLU Sues Texas Cities Over Local Abortion Bans
Suit argues small towns aim to suppress truth, free speech
"...In response to a wave of tiny East Texas towns passing ordinances to ban abortion..."

Feb. 26, 2020 News Post by Mary Tuma

Abortion Rights Lawsuit Filed Against State of Texas
"...rights advocates filed a federal lawsuit against the state of Texas on behalf of abortion providers across the state...."

Oct. 4, 2013 News Feature by Jordan Smith

ACLU to State Health Department: Stop Hiding Abortion Data
ACLU of Texas sharply accused the state health department of shielding valuable statistics on the state's abortion rates from the public
"...Against the backdrop of a looming U.S. Supreme Court decision on Texas' abortion..."

June 24, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

ACLU Files Human Rights Violations Complaint With United Nations Over Texas’ Anti-LGBTQ Bills
New bans violate Texans’ rights, organizations claim
"...Yesterday, the ACLU of Texas, Equality Texas, and GLAAD sent a letter..."

Jan. 23, 2024 News Post by Lina Fisher

Abortions Decrease in Texas After HB 2, Data Shows
DSHS finally releases 2014 abortion stats after ACLU request
"...After accusations of a department-wide strategic cover-up of key abortion data lodged..."

June 30, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

ACLU Sues Demanding Attorneys Be Present at Initial Bail Hearings
Travis County blocks defenders; ACLU says that's unconstitutional
" much you’ll have to pay to get out of jail. One thing you can be certain of: You..."

April 11, 2024 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

Texas ACLU Readies for Abortion Battle in Cities and Towns
The struggle starts at the local level
"...There aren’t as many men behind Texas’ anti-abortion policies as you might expect. Attorney Jonathan Mitchell..."

Nov. 7, 2023 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

Texas Voter Suppression Law Violates Civil Rights, Judge Rules
A bench trial over Senate Bill 1 is set for next month
"...Remember how the state threw tens of thousands of Texans’ ballots out in 2022?..."

Aug. 18, 2023 News Post by Maggie Q. Thompson

Texas ACLU Files Suit Over Extreme Anti-Immigrant Law SB 4
New Texas law usurps federal immigration authority, suit claims
"...Texas Republicans have willfully ignored the existence of the United..."

Dec. 20, 2023 News Post by Brant Bingamon

ACLU, Free Market Foundation Want In On Speaker Race
Rights group and religious right suing Texas Ethics Commission over right to pump money into speaker race.
"...They're calling themselves "strange bedfellows," but the unexpected grouping of the ACLU of Texas, religious right advocates the Free..."

Feb. 13, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

ACLU Threatens Paxton With Lawsuit After Dell Children’s Exodus
Investigation of gender-affirming care may be unconstitutional
"...Hospital is keeping tight-lipped about what caused the loss of its entire Adolescent Medicine clinic on May 12...."

May 19, 2023 News Post by Brant Bingamon

Lege Lines: Texas GOP Tees up More Voter ID Nonsense
Secretary of State issues election advisory, ignites right-wing voter fraud frenzy
"...When newly appointed Texas Secretary of State David Whitley (until recently a top..."

Feb. 1, 2019 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Texas Attorney General Asks State Supreme Court to Stop Expansion of Voting by Mail
After his threats fail, Ken Paxton heads to court
"...Frustrated by the failure of his threats of prosecution, Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton..."

May 14, 2020 News Post by Michael King

Texas Voter Purge Effort Ends
State agrees to legal settlement; on the hook for $450K
"...This time in Texas, it’s a win for voters...."

April 26, 2019 News Post by Mary Tuma

Lege Lines: Islamophobia Is out of Hand
In Texas and the nation, anti-refugee and anti-Muslim fervor grows
"...More than 1,000 Texans representing groups of faith met at the Capitol on Tuesday, Jan. 31,..."

Feb. 3, 2017 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Texas Faith and Freedom
Samantha Smoot recounts her work with the Texas Freedom Network
"...Samantha Smoot, executive director of the Texas Freedom Network since 1998, recently announced her..."

Oct. 15, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

ACLU Blasts Drug Task Forces
Yet more charges of impropriety against Texas' much-maligned supernarcs
"...Texas' much-maligned, federally funded regional narcotics task forces have earned..."

May 28, 2004 News Feature by Jordan Smith

ACLU in Austin
"...staff conference in Austin -- "a symbolic move," says ACLU of Texas Executive Director Will Harrell, "to give respect..."

May 17, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

ACLU Warns Border Counties: Abbott’s Setting You Up
County officials warned they'll be flouting Constitution and federal law if they follow governor's immigration edict
"...In response to Gov. Greg Abbott's declaration of a "public safety disaster" at the Texas-Mexico border, the..."

July 9, 2021 News Feature by Mary Tuma

Five Texas Families Sue State Over Ban on Health Care for Trans Youth
ACLU says C U in court
"...With weeks to go before Texas' ban on gender affirming medical care for minors goes..."

July 21, 2023 News Feature by Dex Wesley Parra

Court Halts Abbott's Depart­ment of Family and Protective Services Investigation Directive
"Abuse" directive hits a roadblock
"...Families with transgender children in Texas won a reprieve on Friday, March 11, after a..."

March 18, 2022 News Feature by Kit O’Connell

Texas Backs Trump Agency in Holding Undocumented Abortion-Seeking Minor "Hostage"
Federal agency sent minor to crisis pregnancy center instead
"...declared in a court brief this week in support of the Trump administration’s decision to prevent an undocumented minor..."

Oct. 12, 2017 News Post by Mary Tuma

ACLU Defends Capitol Bus Stop
One of busiest stops in Cap Metro system scheduled to close Aug. 24.
"...The ACLU of Texas' Central Texas chapter is actively opposing the..."

April 24, 2008 News Post by Lee Nichols

To All Friends of Civil Liberties
"...Dear friends of civil liberties at The Austin Chronicle, Thank you for..."

Oct. 17, 2006 Postmarks

Fear, Anxiety for Texas Trans Kids Under GOP Attack
Republicans' moral panic leads to real panic for marginalized kids
"...a temporary halt to politically motivated child abuse investigations of families with trans kids, parents and advocates say they..."

April 22, 2022 News Feature by Kit O’Connell

Qmmunity: Advocacy Orgs’ Toolkit Informs Trans Students of Their Rights
Plus, don't miss queer crafting, But I'm a Cheerleader screening, and more events
"...As the third special session of the 87th Texas Legislature kicks off this week, LGBTQIA..."

Sept. 24, 2021 Column by Beth Sullivan

The Five Things You Need to Know About Abortion in Texas
Answering your most pressing questions
"...When it comes to abortion access in Texas, the future is uncertain and so is the present...."

July 1, 2022 News Feature by Maggie Q. Thompson

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...announced Tuesday, March 1, a return to Stage 3 of the area's COVID-19 Risk-Based Guidelines, and suggested the area..."

March 4, 2022 News Feature

Headlines / Quote of the Week
"...ACLU Launches Abortion Advocacy Network: The ACLU of Texas announced..."

Nov. 3, 2023 News Feature

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