Stories from the ACLU of Washington

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Friday, September 7, 2018
A federal court will hear oral arguments today in a lawsuit the ACLU of Washington filed to uphold the free-speech rights of an immigrant being detained at the Northwest Detention Center (NWDC) in Tacoma.
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Monday, June 18, 2018
Amazon has an opportunity to be a good corporate citizen by listening to the voices of vulnerable communities that will be impacted by face surveillance systems and stop sales of this technology to the government.
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Wednesday, May 9, 2018
To adopt a public health approach to the opioid epidemic, communities must stop relying on law enforcement and outdated treatment models
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Thursday, April 26, 2018
Embedding mental health professionals in law enforcement teams saves lives.
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Friday, March 23, 2018
A rule proposed by Trump’s Department of Health and Human Services would let health care providers use their religious beliefs to justify turning away patients in need.
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Monday, March 12, 2018
America’s juvenile justice system was established more than 100 years ago with the goal of rehabilitating youth who break the law. It reflects the belief that children who commit offenses should have an opportunity to account for their wrongdoing, change their behavior, and become productive members of society. But since 1997 Washington courts have treated some youth differently under a law called "automatic decline."
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Wednesday, February 28, 2018
Washington Law Protects Against Suspensions for Walkouts
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Monday, February 12, 2018
What if there was a criminal charge that was ineffective and unfair? And what if taxpayers were spending billions to enforce it?
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Monday, February 5, 2018
The legendary UK punk band and the ACLU-WA are more alike than you might think. Here’s why we’re sponsoring International Clash Day.
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Monday, January 29, 2018
A Washington disability rights activist speaks out about the sterilization of disabled people

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