News Releases

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Thursday, August 18, 2022
The American Civil Liberties Union, along with 12 ACLU state affiliates and represented by Cooley LLP, filed an amicus brief with the U.S. Supreme Court today urging the court to uphold the constitutionality of the Indian Child Welfare Act.
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Monday, August 1, 2022
A landmark civil rights settlement between the ACLU of Washington and Whatcom County concluded this May after the county successfully started and implemented a program to provide medications necessary to treat opioid use disorder to individuals in the Whatcom County Jail.  
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Monday, June 27, 2022
The Supreme Court significantly eroded the separation of church and state in public schools.
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Friday, June 24, 2022
The Supreme Court issued a shameful ruling today overturning Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey — landmark decisions recognizing the constitutional right to abortion.
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Tuesday, May 3, 2022
As a state where abortion will remain legal, we must be a beacon of liberty. We have to work to expand abortion access in Washington state, fund abortion care and protect abortion patients and providers.
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Tuesday, April 19, 2022
Carlos Rios, a U.S. citizen, filed a lawsuit against Pierce County and Pierce County Jail deputies seeking damages and declaratory relief for his unlawful imprisonment and violations of his civil rights under the Fourth Amendment, Washington Law Against Discrimination, Keep Washington Working Act (KWW), and state tort law.
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Friday, March 11, 2022
For the fourth consecutive year, the ACLU of Washington and the Tech Equity Coalition successfully fought the adoption of weak privacy regulations in the Washington
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Friday, March 4, 2022
These bills are a dangerous step backward for Washington communities
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Saturday, February 12, 2022
Efforts to roll back last year’s critical reform bills have been made without input from communities.

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