Tag Archives: ACLU of Texas
Galveston Lawsuit Is Writing on the Wall for Other Counties that Haven’t Ended ‘Wealth-Based Detention’
The lawsuit is now one of several across Texas seeking to end the practice of keeping people in jail just because they’re poor.
Last summer, the ACLU of Texas warned that Galveston County operates an unconstitutional bail system. In a letter to county officials, ACLU staff attorney Trish...Read More
Rights groups say border agents harassed and humiliated women crossing between the United States and Mexico, including unlawful strip-searches....Read More
If Greg Abbott is so worried about kids' safety, they say, why doesn't he do more to keep Texas schoolchildren safe from reactive, and armed, cops?...Read More
An equal rights ordinance would have offered protections for all Houstonians, but many groups say they weren’t represented by Houston Unites’ strategic leadership.
HERO would have offered protections for all Houstonians, but those who live at the intersection of multiple points of marginalization simply weren’t reflected...Read More
With Juneteenth approaching, now’s a good time to consider the living legacy of slavery in our state. ...Read More
The future of the battle over gay marriage in Texas—and possibly in other states—is likely to be determined by the House of Representatives in the next 72 h...Read More
In support of religious liberty, LGBT advocates and anti-gay groups support a bill that would protect religious leaders from performing same-sex marriages....Read More