News Releases

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Tuesday, March 31, 2020
Today, Gov. Jay Inslee signed SB 6280, permitting the government to use racially biased face surveillance technology, vetoing the workgroup that would have allowed community voices a seat at the table, and undermining the privacy rights of all Washingtonians.
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Thursday, March 19, 2020
A federal district court ruled that it will not immediately release immigrants detained at the Tacoma Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington
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Monday, March 16, 2020
The ACLU of Washington, ACLU and Northwest Immigrant Rights Project filed a lawsuit seeking the release of people in civil detention at high risk for COVID-19 complications.
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Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The ACLU of Washington released a report, “About Time: How Life and Long Sentences Fuel Mass Incarceration in Washington.” University of Washington researchers Dr. Katherine Beckett and Dr. Heather Evans authored the report.
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Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Today the Voting Rights Restoration Act, SB 6228, failed to pass out of the Washington State Senate before cutoff. The ACLU of Washington had this reaction
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Monday, February 10, 2020
Settlement of ACLU-WA lawsuit makes reunification possible for hundreds of families
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Tuesday, January 21, 2020
ACLU comment on Alphabet CEO Sundar Pichai backing a European Union proposal imposing a five-year ban on the use of face recognition in public spaces.
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Thursday, December 19, 2019
The Washington Supreme Court ruled that state legislators’ offices are subject to the state’s Public Records Act general public records disclosure mandate. 

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