News Releases

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Thursday, August 17, 2017
In a first for a case involving CIA torture, the American Civil Liberties Union announced a settlement today in the lawsuit against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the agency’s brutal program.
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Tuesday, August 8, 2017
The Seattle City Council adopted legislation, the strongest in the nation, that will help bring transparency and accountability to the City’s acquisition of surveillance technology.
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Monday, August 7, 2017
A federal lawsuit against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the CIA torture program cleared the final legal hurdle before a scheduled trial.
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Wednesday, August 2, 2017
Skagit Regional Health agrees to comply with Washington’s Reproductive Privacy Act
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Friday, July 28, 2017
The ACLU stands ready to defend against any and all attempts to roll back the rules that protect transgender Americans’ ability to serve in our military openly.
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Friday, June 30, 2017
President Trump’s so-called “Presidential Commission on Election Integrity” is a sham commission that uses false claims of voting fraud as a pretext for voter suppression.
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Friday, June 23, 2017
Ruling Hands Trump Administration Another Defeat on Immigration
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Thursday, June 22, 2017
Washington has joined the 3DaysCount initiative that highlights the harmful consequences that result when people who can’t afford to pay bail are forced to await their trial behind bars, and develops commonsense solutions.
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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
The killing of Charleena Lyles raises many disturbing questions and is a critical moment for Seattle's police accountability system
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Thursday, June 8, 2017
The ACLU of Washington today filed a lawsuit against the state Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction (OSPI) on behalf of students with special education needs who have been wrongfully disciplined for behavior related to the disabilities. The suit asks that OSPI, which is the primary public agency responsible for overseeing K-12 public education in Washington, ensure that they remain in school instead of being pushed out.

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