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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
"...decision on Texas' abortion restrictive House Bill 2, the ACLU of Texas sharply accused the state health department of..."

June 24, 2016 News Feature by Mary Tuma

ACLU Report: Time to Legalize It
Pot policing discriminatory and expensive
"...whites – according to a new report from the ACLU that concludes that marijuana should be legalized, taxed, and..."

June 7, 2013 News Post by Jordan Smith

ACLU Blasts Drug Task Forces
Yet more charges of impropriety against Texas' much-maligned supernarcs
"...narcotics task forces have earned their bad reputation, the ACLU of Texas reports in "Flawed Enforcement," the second installment..."

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 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

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.
"...themselves "strange bedfellows," but the unexpected grouping of the ACLU of Texas, religious right advocates the Free Market Foundation..."

Feb. 13, 2008 News Post by Richard Whittaker

Who's Joining the ACLU?
"...In addition to the ACLU, 11 groups on the national list have announced they've..."

Sept. 10, 2004 News Feature

I Sure Wish the ACLU Cared as Much for My Rights
"...and my general peace of mind is nonexistent. Hey ACLU, what about my right as a law-abiding taxpayer (and..."

Dec. 6, 2007 Postmarks

ACLU on Acevedo
"Hope is in the air; hard work in front of us."

June 14, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

ACLU on Top Cop Finalists
ACLU gives the top two APD chief finalists good grades – others not weird enough.

June 13, 2007 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Feeling the Heat
A profile of the new Texas ACLU and Executive Director Will Harrell
"...enjoying something of a progressive lobbying renaissance this session. ACLU-supported legislation is thus far doing well. As of last..."

April 27, 2001 News Feature by Michael Erard

Point Austin: Work in Progress
Susan Herman of the ACLU on the long fight for liberty and justice
"...is, we're not entirely ready to close down the ACLU offices and put up a 'Mission Accomplished' banner."..."

Aug. 7, 2009 News Column by Michael King

News Roundup: Water Flows Downhill
WTP 4 opens, ACLU sues Obama, and Brown awaits his fate
"...The still-debated Water Treatment Plant No. 4 opened, the ACLU sued the Obama Administration, and journalist/activist Barrett Brown learned..."

Dec. 22, 2014 News Post by the News Staff

Abortions Decrease in Texas After HB 2, Data Shows
DSHS finally releases 2014 abortion stats after ACLU request
"...strategic cover-up of key abortion data lodged by the ACLU of Texas, the Department of State Health Services released..."

June 30, 2016 News Post by Mary Tuma

American Violet
This moving message film tells a story about a miscarriage of Texas justice.
"...a look. Short of that, at least renew your ACLU dues...."

May 1, 2009 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Crank
Jason Statham's Crank – despite the fact that its ever-revving mayhem is ultraviolent, sexist, and frequently offensive enough to warrant a look-see by both the ACLU and the DOJ – is pure action-film bliss.
"...offensive enough to warrant a look-see by both the ACLU and the DOJ – is pure action-film bliss. It's..."

Sept. 8, 2006 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

More Humpable Allies
A big hump to Bozeman, Montana!
"...in support of the seven queer couples and the ACLU bringing lawsuit against the state of Montana over gay..."

Sept. 29, 2010 Qmmunity Post by Andy Campbell

Book Ban Bonanza
Number of books challenged in Texas is on the decline
"...Banned Books Week. For starters, according to the Texas ACLU, there were no book challenges this year in Austin..."

Sept. 28, 2009 Books Post by Jordan Smith

Support Our Troops – Plink a Quarter in Their Cup
ACLU firebrand Debbie Russel on homeless vets in Austin
"...Debbie Russell, head of the Austin ACLU, is no stranger to controversy. She's recently unleashed a..."

Aug. 20, 2008 News Post by Wells Dunbar

Rebel With Many Causes
A Philosophical Divide
"...to say," Harrington recalls. "When I was with the ACLU... I thought there was a conspiracy by the Klan..."

Sept. 11, 1998 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Weed Watch
Instead of all students – current and future – convicted of any drug-related crime at any point in their lives losing federal financial aid, now, only students currently in school will lose their money if convicted on a drug charge
"...Meanwhile, the ACLU is looking for students who've been hurt by the..."

Feb. 10, 2006 News Feature by Jordan Smith

This Ain't No Picnic: Minutemen on Patrol
The sinister legions of the 'Drug Cartel' have little to fear from the latest incarnation of border hysteria. As for the rest of us ...
"...Glasser Racial Justice Fellow is the founder of the ACLU Legal Observers Project, the scourge of the Minutemen's existence...."

Oct. 28, 2005 News Feature by Diana Welch

Naked City
Austin Stories
"...But there it is -- in the phrase "the ACLU's law enforcement hit list" -- in a statement from..."

March 9, 2001 News Feature by Erica C. Barnett

Terror Hysteria Burdens Local Charities
Local nonprofits balk at federal giving campaign's new rules
"...proactively check employees' names against watch lists, the national ACLU publicly pulled out of the campaign, taking state chapters..."

Sept. 10, 2004 News Feature by Rachel Proctor May

Naked City
Austin Energy's attempt to shut close its books to the public will be considered by city council September.
"...the public," said Kathy Mitchell of the Central Texas ACLU. But the group was still dominated by the utility,..."

Sept. 1, 2000 News Feature

Oops!
"...March 11) identified Debbie Russell as associated with the ACLU, based on her then-posted online bio as a board..."

March 18, 2011 Column

Refugees Remain in Taylor Prison
ACLU files suit to spring children from 'residential facility'
"...are viable," says Amy Everhart-Davis, communications director of the ACLU of Texas. "And [it] poses the question of why..."

April 13, 2007 News Feature by Diana Welch

Border Militarization Update
Perry authorizes use of Texas National Guard at border; and El Paso County Sheriff's Office says will temporarily cease holding immigration stops and raids
"...let these folks know what has happened before," said ACLU Executive Director Will Harrell, as cars rolled slowly past..."

June 30, 2006 News Feature by Diana Welch

Naked City
Headlines and happenings from Austin and beyond
"...Department of Justice thinks so. Earlier this year the ACLU Foundation filed federal suit against the government, charging that..."

Sept. 3, 2004 News Feature by Mike Clark-Madison

Trouble Tackling Tulia
"...two federal probes. The AG's office wouldn't comment, but ACLU of Texas Executive Director Will Harrell says Swisher/Hale Co...."

Oct. 11, 2002 News Feature by Lauri Apple

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