Our mission is the creation of a society in which lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people enjoy the basic rights of equality, privacy, personal autonomy, freedom of belief and expression, and freedom from harassment.
Our nation has unquestioned authority to control its borders and to regulate immigration. We must exercise the awesome power to exclude or deport immigrants consistent with the rule of law and the requirements of the Constitution.
is a lawsuit brought by parents, students and a former administrator against the State of California for the failure to respond to reports that districts did not provide essential language instruction to English learner students.
The ACLU defends the civil and human rights of people experiencing homelessness and advocates for policy changes needed to end homelessness and promote human dignity – namely the creation of affordable housing, permanent supportive housing, adequate medical and mental health care, and other basic necessities.
The ACLU protects each person’s freedom to make their own decisions about sexual activity, whether or when to become a parent, and their ability to access all of the resources, and services they may need to make and carry out those personal decisions.