LITTLE ROCK — The ACLU of Arkansas is urging the federal Department of Housing and Urban Development to reject a proposed rule that would allow taxpayer-funded shelters to turn away transgender and gender non-conforming people who are in need of housing.
LITTLE ROCK – The ACLU of Arkansas today condemned Senator Tom Cotton’s plan to introduce a bill that would deny coronavirus-related unemployment funds to people convicted of federal offenses during a protest.
NEW YORK — A new ACLU report – “The Other Epidemic: Fatal Police Shootings in the Time of COVID-19” – finds that fatal shootings by police in Arkansas have continued unabated, and even ticked up, despite the pandemic.
LITTLE ROCK – The American Civil Liberties Union of Arkansas announced today that its longtime legal director Holly Dickson has been selected to lead the organization as its permanent executive director.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — The Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled today in a challenge to various Arkansas laws designed to push abortion care out of reach, reversing the lower court’s decision to block the laws, and sending the case back to the lower court for further proceedings.
ACLU of Arkansas Demands Systemic Reforms, Statewide Standards Board after Killing of Lionel Morris by Conway Police
LITTLE ROCK – Following the prosecutor’s decision not to file charges against Conway police officers for the killing of Lionel Morris, the ACLU of Arkansas today reiterated its call for systemic reforms to policing, as well as an independent review of police use of deadly force and a statewide st