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Recent Activity

Maryland Increases Prison Population Nearly Two Percent

While U.S. saw first drop in prison population since 1972, Maryland's imprisoned population rises, facilities at 99% capacity

Issues: Racial Justice Prisoners' Rights Criminal Justice

City shelter denying women overflow beds

ACLU, Advocates for the Homeless Testify to Baltimore City Council About Lack of Beds for Women

Issues: Due Process Women's Rights

Civil Rights Groups Take Stand for Maryland’s “Prisoners of the Census” Redistricting Law

Issues: Racial Justice Voting Rights and Elections

Web-Filter Company Acts to Address ACLU Complaints of LGBT Censorship in Montgomery County

Issues: Free Speech LGBT Rights Privacy & Technology

Just-in-Time Victory for Bel Air High Drama Students Harford Officials Reverse Censorship of Gay Scene

Issues: Free Speech LGBT Rights Youth Rights

ACLU Blasts Bel Air High School Censorship of Gay Scene in “Almost, Maine”

Issues: Free Speech LGBT Rights Youth Rights

Lawyers for Homeless Persons, ACLU Decry Discriminatory Denial of Shelter Beds to Homeless Women

Issues: Due Process Women's Rights

Princess Anne Community to Come Together for Memorial, Discussion on the 78th Anniversary of George Armwood Lynching

Issues: Racial Justice Due Process Criminal Justice

ACLU Calls on Eastern Shore Town to Rescind Unconstitutional Candidate Law, Re-Run Illegal Election

Issues: Voting Rights and Elections

Governor O’Malley Kicks Off Video Campaign Supporting Marriage Equality

Issues: LGBT Rights

ACLU Sues Baltimore Police Over Man’s Wrongful Detention, Camera Seizure at Preakness

Issues: Free Speech Privacy & Technology Due Process Police Practices

Federal Appeals Court Orders Attorneys’ Fees For Important Civil Rights Case

Issues: Free Speech Voting Rights and Elections

Community Leaders Launch Broad Campaign to Promote Fully Renovated and Modernized City School Facilities

Issues: Education Reform School Facilities Youth Rights

ACLU Calls Proposed Hurlock Voter ID Law Unconstitutional, Discriminatory

Issues: Racial Justice Voting Rights and Elections

Census Data Underscore Need for Marriage Equality in Maryland

Issues: LGBT Rights

Baltimore Police May Face ACLU Lawsuit Over Man’s Wrongful Detention, Camera Seizure at Preakness

Issues: Free Speech Privacy & Technology Due Process

ACLU of Maryland to Testify Against Proposed Juvenile Curfew in Montgomery County

Issues: Police Practices Youth Rights Due Process Juvenile Justice

Marylanders for Marriage Equality Hails Governor O’Malley’s Leadership on Marriage Equality

Issues: LGBT Rights

ACLU of Maryland stands up for youth and parent rights in Montgomery County juvenile curfew controversy

Issues: Police Practices Youth Rights Due Process Juvenile Justice

ACLU and Lambda Legal Laud Ruling in Support of Same-Sex Spouse’s Right to Equal Treatment

Issues: LGBT Rights Due Process