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Arizona Attorney General Issues Opinion Establishing Constitutional Standards for Enforcement of Key SB 1070 Provisions, Ending Lawsuit Immigrants’ and civil rights groups vow to monitor enforcement of “show me your papers” law
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August 31, 2016  -- Kathy Brody has joined the ACLU of Arizona as the organization’s legal director. 
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August 23, 2016 -- In a victory for women, a federal district court today officially closed a case that resulted in the repeal of an Arizona law aiming to restrict medication abortions.
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Aug. 19, 2016 -- .S. District Court Judge G. Murrary Snow today issued an order in the ACLU racial profiling class action lawsuit Melendres v. Arpaio recommending that Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio, Chief Deputy Jerry...
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August 8, 2016 -- Order follows attempts by U.S. Customs and Border Protection to keep evidence of unconstitutional detention conditions from the public
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Healthcare Providers Challenge Arizona Law Designed to Exclude Abortion Providers from State’s Medicaid Program Law Unfairly Discriminates Against Abortion Providers and Threatens Low-Income Women’s Access to Reproductive Healthcare FOR...
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May 27, 2016 -- The ACLU today filed a memo with a federal court describing its proposed remedies for the contempt of court findings against Maricopa County Sheriff Joe Arpaio and other agency officials.
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May 25, 2016 -- With this shameful attack on transgender young people, Arizona has yet again identified itself as a place where the most powerful willingly target society’s most vulnerable for discrimination. 
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May 13, 2016 -- Sheriff Apraio and other MCSO officials were found in contempt of court today, for violating orders in the ACLU's racial profiling case Melendres v. Arpaio.
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May 2, 2016 -- Tucson Police and Border Patrol Unlawfully Extending Stops, TPD Records Show

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The Women Behind the 19th Amendment Had a Grander Vision Than Just the Right to Vote
August 30, 2016
Many people forget the original intent of the 19th Amendment: true equality for women under the Constitution. Last week we commemorated Women’s Equality Day, a celebration of the anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution....