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February 8, 2016—We, the undersigned disability and LGBT rights organizations, strongly condemn the police shooting of Kayden Clarke, an Autistic transgender man, in his home on February 4 in Mesa, Arizona.
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Dec. 9, 2015 -- The American Civil Liberties Union appeared in a federal appeals court today to argue that Arizona’s ban on so-called race and sex selection abortions intentionally targets and stigmatizes women of...
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Nov. 23, 2015 -- The ACLU of Arizona sent a letter of concern to Gov. Ducey, raising questions about the governor’s plans for an “Arizona Border Strike Force,” which the governor is presenting to the state legislature this morning.
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Nov. 17, 2015 -- The ACLU of Arizona strongly opposes Gov. Doug Ducey’s call for “an immediate halt in the placement of any new refugees in Arizona.”
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Nov. 13, 2015 -- Mobile Justice AZ available free starting today through Apple and Google
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Oct. 15, 2015 -- Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Request Reveals Lack of Oversight, No Accountability for Widespread Civil Rights Violations
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Oct. 2, 2015 - This report confirms what we already knew: the Phoenix Police Department has a use-of-force problem.
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Oct. 5, 2015 -- Plaintiffs in the federal lawsuit challenging the constitutionality of Arizona’s SB 1070, Valle del Sol v. Whiting, announced Monday that they will appeal part of the trial court’s summary judgment decision to the...
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Sept. 25, 2015 -- Hundreds of immigrants with mental disabilities who were ordered deported after being forced to represent themselves in court may be able to return to the U.S. under terms of a settlement approved today in a landmark...
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Aug. 27, 2015 -- Crime Victims in City of Surprise Face Eviction for Calling Police

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Franco-Gonzalez v. Holder Settlement Notice

The Court has granted preliminary approval of a partial settlement in the case, which creates a path for reopening the immigration cases of class members who were ordered deported after November 21, 2011 and who did not receive the full benefits of the Permanent Injunction and Implementation Plan Order. Read the Summary Notice here. (Traducción del Aviso en español disponible aquí.)

ACLU Blog

You May Not Understand Trans People, but We Too Deserve Privacy, Fairness, and Liberty
January 15, 2016
Transphobia is coming to a local council or statehouse near you. For those of us in prison, the fight for trans justice at the ballot, in state legislatures, and in our public discourse can feel far away. As trans prisoners, sometimes we...