Privacy & Technology

The Fourth Amendment protects us from unreasonable searches and seizures, but rapidly advancing technological capabilities and outdated laws have nevertheless left Americans’ private lives vulnerable to government intrusion. Continue reading

Criminal Justice

The Constitution protects Americans’ right to due process of law and humane treatment during incarceration regardless of race, socioeconomic status, age, gender, or sexual orientation. Continue reading

Voting Rights

The right to vote, and to have one’s vote accurately and fairly counted, is a fundamental right of all American citizens. Continue reading

Student and Youth Rights

Constitutional protections are not reserved solely for those over 18. Students and youth have civil liberties that must be respected. Continue reading

Women’s Rights

Women have made great strides in the fight for equality, but gender bias continues to create huge barriers for many, especially poor women, women of color, and immigrant women. Continue reading

Immigrants’ Rights

The Constitution guarantees the fundamental rights of due process and equal protection to every person in this country, regardless of their immigration status. Continue reading

Reproductive Freedom

The ACLU protects individuals’ right to make informed decisions free from government interference about whether and when to become a parent, and to be given access to the full range of reproductive health care. Continue reading

Government Transparency

The more people know about how public servants make decisions and spend tax dollars, the less vulnerable they are to deception and abuse by government officials. Continue reading

LGBT Equality

Everyone in this country has the right to be included in the promises and protections of the Constitution, regardless of their sexual orientation and gender identity. Continue reading

Freedom of Expression & Religion

The First Amendment guarantees all Americans the freedoms of speech, press, religion, assembly, and protects their right to petition the government. Continue reading