News Releases

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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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Friday, November 20, 2009
In late June, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the government cannot continue to jail immigrants awaiting deportation whose home countries either will not accept them or no longer exist.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
The City of Spokane adopted an ACLU-supported domestic partnership ordinance in April 2004.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
Seattle attorney Jeffery Robinson has been selected to monitor Grant County’s compliance with terms of a settlement agreement to improve the County’s public defender system.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
The high court voted 5-4 to reverse the ruling of two previous courts, upholding the state's ban on marriage between couples of the same sex.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
The ACLU announced that the US government has apologized to an Iraqi refugee whom federal agents unlawfully arrested.
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Friday, November 20, 2009
On June 6, 2005, the United States Supreme Court issued a ruling that upholds the federal ban on the medicinal use of marijuana. The case was decided on a 6-3 vote. This means that state laws allowing medical marijuana and federal laws prohibiting marijuana (even for medical purposes) continue to exist side-by-side.

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