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Recent Activity

ACLU Responds to Maryland Division of Corrections’ Revision of Invasive Social Media Policy

Issues: Free Speech Privacy & Technology

ACLU Remains Committed to Winning Equality for Same-Sex Couples Despite Heartbreaking House Vote

Issues: LGBT Rights

ACLU To Testify in Support of Legislation to Grant Marriage Licenses to Same-Sex Couples

Issues: LGBT Rights

Maryland Senate Passes Bill Legalizing Marriage For Same-Sex Couples

Issues: LGBT Rights

ACLU Testifies In Support Of Two Bills That Would Increase Public Safety And Save Taxpayer Money

Issues: Racial Justice Prisoners' Rights Criminal Justice

ACLU To Testify in Support of Legislation Requiring Detailed Reports of Taser Use

Issues: Police Practices Criminal Justice

ACLU of Maryland to Testify Today in Support of Bills to Decriminalize Marijuana and Reform Mandatory Minimum Sentences

Issues: Racial Justice Prisoners' Rights Criminal Justice

ACLU of Maryland Highlights Gender Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System at Hearing Today in Annapolis

Issues: Youth Rights Juvenile Justice Women's Rights

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Issues: Free Speech Privacy & Technology

ACLU Joins Republicans and Democrats to Support Bill to Steamline Maryland's Bloated Prison System

Issues: Racial Justice Prisoners' Rights Criminal Justice

Statement in Support of the Religious Freedom and Civil Marriage Protection Act

Issues: LGBT Rights

ACLU Presents Maryland Budget and Tax Policy Institute Plan to Finance Baltimore City School Building Modernization

Financing strategy that could fully fund the $2.8 billion needed to modernize all schools in Baltimore City within 10 years

Issues: Education Reform School Facilities Youth Rights

State Police Heavily Redacted Spy Files Show No Illegal Activity by Activists

Spying Also Revealed to Occur Over Longer Time Period

Issues: Free Speech Safe and Free Police Practices Open Government

Leaders of CCAN Wrongfully Named As Terrorists, Tracked in Maryland State Police Criminal Database

Md. Environmental Groups Join Call for Justice and Reform

Issues: Free Speech Safe and Free Police Practices Open Government

ACLU Defends Rights of Innocent People Named as Terrorists t

Governor Asked to Allow them to Copy Files and Benefit from Counsel

Issues: Free Speech Safe and Free Police Practices Open Government

ACLU Rebuts State Police Attempt to Duck Political Spying Inquiry

There are strong indications that MSP may be withholding other documents relevant to surveillance of peaceful activists

Issues: Free Speech Safe and Free Police Practices Open Government

ACLU Commends Governor for Appointing Former AG Sachs to Investigate MSP Spying

Mr. Sachs has long been a respected voice for the Bill of Rights

Issues: Free Speech Safe and Free Police Practices Open Government

ACLU Lawsuit Uncovers State Police Spying on Activists

Targets are Peace and Anti-Death Penalty Groups

Issues: Free Speech Safe and Free Police Practices Open Government

ACLU Files Lawsuit to Obtain Information Related to Government Spying on Peace Groups

Concerned that the MSP are hiding information related to surveillance of local peace activists and groups

Issues: Free Speech Safe and Free Police Practices Open Government

ARCHIVE: ACLU defends U.S. citizen removed from flight for appearing Muslim

In 2002, the ACLU represented a U.S. Citizen of Moroccan descent removed from airline flight because he appeared Muslim

Issues: Immigrants' Rights Safe and Free Racial Justice Religious Liberty