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Friday, November 20, 2009
The ACLU of Washington announced today the settlement of a lawsuit against the City of Tacoma over excessive fees required of groups organizing political marches. Under terms of the settlement, the City of Tacoma amended its ordinance regulating parades and other special events so that organizations are not required to pay unduly burdensome fees in order to exercise their free speech rights. The City Council adopted the revised ordinance on October 21.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
The Washington Legislature recently passed one of the most progressive bills in the nation to improve access to emergency contraception.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
The American Civil Liberties Union of Washington strongly supports the availability of professional methadone treatment and other opiate substitution programs in all communities where residents suffer from addiction to heroin and other opiates.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging a City of Pasco zoning ordinance that prohibits community services that serve low-income residents from the downtown area.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
Last summer, Bremerton-Kitsap Access Television took off the air the “Saturn Series,” a conceptual art show that combined assorted footage with political captions criticizing the Bush administration. With the help of the ACLU, producer Gary Nicholson regained his broadcasting privileges
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Friday, November 20, 2009
The ACLU welcomes the passage of legal protections for gays and lesbians against discrimination in employment, housing and other areas.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
Mount Vernon High School has opened its formerly all-female cheerleading squad to all students, regardless of gender, after the ACLU intervened on behalf of a male transgender student who was denied a full opportunity to participate.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
People have been free to express their opinions using pseudonyms since the early days of our nation.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
The recent settlement of a case in which a police chase resulted in an innocent motorist’s death and an injury to his passenger again points to the need for a statewide law governing high-speed police chases.

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