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Walgreens adopts new policy to end bathroom discrimination

Customer who was refused use of a women’s restroom led the fight for change

LOS ANGELES — While shopping at a Walgreens in Hollywood last year, Jessie Meehan asked to use the women’s restroom.

But she was told by a clerk she would have to use the men's restroom.

February 5, 2018

ACLU Sues Bakersfield Police for Unlawful Stop, Arrest and Jailing

The ACLU Foundation of Southern California & the ACLU of Northern California have filed suit against Bakersfield Police Department officers, who stopped a car on the pretense that air fresheners were hanging from the rear-view mirror, then proceeded to demand personal information of everyone in the

January 29, 2018

ACLU Statement on the Appointment of Interim Public Defender Chief

Nicole Davis Tinkham is not qualified for this crucial post

LOS ANGELES — Please attribute the following statement to Hector Villagra, executive director of the ACLU of Southern California, in regards to the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors' recent appointment of N

January 29, 2018

ACLU Comment on Governor Brown's State of the State

SACRAMENTO — Today, Governor Brown delivered his final State of the State Address, highlighting, among many other things, California's productive journey towards sound criminal justice reforms.

January 25, 2018

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