News Releases

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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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Wednesday, December 11, 2019
For the third time in the past year, the Bureau of Prisons agreed to go against its policy of denying treatment to non-pregnant inmates in response to litigation.
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Wednesday, August 14, 2019
A coalition of over 30 community organizations is demanding that the City of Seattle abandon plans to hire new, out-of-state consultants and instead collaborate with the Community Police Commission (CPC) and Monitor to bring the Seattle Police Dept. (SPD) back into full and effective compliance on the issue of accountability with the federal consent decree agreed upon more than seven years ago.
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Thursday, August 8, 2019
ACLU of Washington reaction to certification that opponents of I-1000, which remedies discrimination in public education, employment, and contracting and was passed by the Legislature this session, submitted a sufficient number of signatures to force the measure onto the ballot in November.

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