News Releases

News Release, Published: 
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.
News Release, Published: 
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
News Release, Published: 
Friday, March 4, 2022
These bills are a dangerous step backward for Washington communities
News Release, Published: 
Saturday, February 12, 2022
Efforts to roll back last year’s critical reform bills have been made without input from communities.
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, February 9, 2022
Today, the Washington State Senate passed Senate Bill 5919, a bill that expands law enforcement’s ability to use physical force.
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, February 2, 2022
The Selah Alliance for Equality (S.A.F.E.) and the City of Selah, WA have agreed to a settlement to dismiss a case SAFE filed against the City in 2020 after community members alleged the city censored their free speech by erasing chalk messages and confiscating and destroying signs in support of racial equality and the Black Lives Matter movement.
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, January 12, 2022
Carlos Rios, a United States citizen, filed a complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington today against Pierce County and Pierce County Jail deputies, seeking declaratory relief and damages for his unlawful imprisonment and violations of his civil rights under federal and state law.
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
Last week, Bellingham voters approved a ban on government use of facial recognition and predictive policing technologies by their city.
News Release, Published: 
Wednesday, November 10, 2021
NAACP Vancouver Branch 1139, the ACLU of Washington, and several other organizations have formally requested the United States Department of Justice to investigate the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) and Clark County Sherriff’s Office (CCSO).

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