Latest From ACLU of Washington

The latest content and updates from the ACLU of Washington website.

News Release, Published: 
Monday, August 6, 2018
The Seattle City Council passed an ordinance to ensure utility consumers’ sensitive personal data is not sold and is used only for utility service and related purposes.
News Release, Published: 
Monday, July 30, 2018
The U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington today issued an order requiring the government to provide evidence that follow-to-join refugees are being reunited with their families in the United States.
News Release, Published: 
Tuesday, July 24, 2018
No American should be subject to racial threats and violence for expressing their political views.  It is especially harmful to democracy when an elected official is attacked for his public policy positions.  We applaud Mayor Matta for standing up to these racist acts.  And we applaud Mayor Matta for his support of sanctuary cities and of our immigrant communities.
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Tuesday, July 10, 2018
Did you miss Flights & Rights? Watch recordings and download materials from previous events.
News Release, Published: 
Thursday, June 28, 2018
Finding that Tacoma Police Department (TPD) deliberately withheld public records on its use of an invasive cell phone surveillance device, a judge in Pierce County ordered the City of Tacoma to pay fines, costs and fees in an amount she said is “necessary to deter future misconduct.” 
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Incarcerating families is not the solution to family separation. We need to keep up the pressure. Want to help? Here’s what you can do
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Tuesday, June 26, 2018
Today’s ruling is not the first time the Supreme Court has been wrong. It’s sadly not the first time the Court has allowed official racism and xenophobia to continue, rather than standing up to it.  As with earlier rulings, history will judge today’s decision harshly.
News Release, Published: 
Monday, June 25, 2018
The U.S. Supreme Court today vacated and remanded the Washington State Supreme Court’s decision in Arlene’s Flowers v. Washington, a case involving a same-sex couple turned away from a flower shop because of their sexual orientation.

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