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

Published: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The growth of Washington’s prison population stems largely from long and life sentences. This report examines the policies that fuel mass incarceration and the stories of those affected by them.
News Release, Published: 
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
The ACLU of Washington released a report, “About Time: How Life and Long Sentences Fuel Mass Incarceration in Washington.” University of Washington researchers Dr. Katherine Beckett and Dr. Heather Evans authored the report.

Letter to House ITED Regarding ESSB 6280

Document, Published: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020
Letter to House ITED regarding ESSB 6280 and tracking Washingtonians without a warrant and continuing to roll out biased face surveillance before the task force has had a chance to make recommendations.
Published: 
Thursday, February 20, 2020
News Release, Published: 
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
Published: 
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
A look at what should be improved in the Washington Privacy Act
Published: 
Monday, February 10, 2020
When President Trump announced that the U.S. would no longer be accepting refugees from seven majority-Muslim nations in March 2017, Jeffrey Doe was forlorn. The SeaTac airport worker had already waited years to be reunited with his parents and siblings, Somali refugees living in a refugee camp in Kenya.

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