A new ACLU report includes a first-hand account by a Washington woman denied medically necessary care at a Catholic hospital. The report finds more than 40 percent of hospital beds in the state are in Catholic facilities that prohibit some essential medical care.
A federal judge in Spokane said that he would allow a lawsuit against the two psychologists who designed and implemented the CIA program to move forward. The ruling is unprecedented for a case seeking to bring accountability for the CIA’s torture program.
The Yakima City Council has voted unanimously to drop its appeal of the ACLU-WA's landmark voting rights case. The Court's decision ensures that all Yakima residents have a say in their government. The Council's decision will now enable the City to move forward with the important work of building a better future for all the people in Yakima.