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Ebola, history, and Maryland's response to national crises

Maryland's measured response is good policy and also legally required.

Issues: Privacy & Technology Open Government Due Process

“Nowhere to Live Safe”: Moving to Peace and Safety

Opinion editorial by Barbara Samuels, attorney managing the ACLU of Maryland's Fair Housing Program, on "Rooflines."

Issues: Fair Housing Racial Justice Youth Rights

A Tribute to Judge Robert L. Wilkins

ACLU of Maryland honors inspiring "Driving While Black" plaintiff as he swears in as federal appellate judge

Issues: Racial Justice Police Practices

Montgomery County: Lead the way on public campaign financing

The first real opportunity to pass public funding reform in Maryland.

Issues: Open Government Voting Rights and Elections

Harris: Tone-deaf in his district and D.C.

"It’s time for Harris to stop dabbling in D.C. and concentrate on meeting the pressing needs of his district."

Issues: Criminal Justice Racial Justice Police Practices

Gazette Lauded for Editorial Supporting Student Free Speech

"Don't Stand for Pledge Harassment" spoke out about the rights of ACLU client Enidris Suirano-Rodriguez

Issues: Free Speech Youth Rights

Voter Hotline for Primary and General Election: 1-888-496-ACLU

ACLU also offers Maryland Voter Empowerment Cards in English and Spanish

Issues: Voting Rights and Elections

Lifting the Voices of Housing Voucher Holders

ACLU of Maryland and national partners launch new Housing Mobility website, featuring the voices of families benefiting from the Baltimore Housing Mobility Program.

Issues: Fair Housing Racial Justice Youth Rights

Marking a marriage equality milestone

Judge Murdock's early, visionary role in the struggle for marriage licenses for same-sex couples.

Issues: LGBT Rights

Not My Boss’s Business: Rally at the Supreme Court

The ACLU of Maryland joined coalition partners, and thousands of people, at the Supreme Court for a "Rally for Birth Control" on March 25.

Issues: Women's Rights Reproductive Freedom