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Trump’s Administration Treats Immigrants Terribly, but Make No Mistake—the U.S. Didn’t Just Start Treating Immigrants Like Garbage

It's really easy to complain about the Trump Administration and their horrendous attitude toward foreign countries (a.k.a. "shitholes") and immigrants (a.k.a. "rapists" or "criminals"). They give us plenty of material. But the truth is, the U.S. Government has been treating immigrants like garbage forever, despite our reputation as a welcoming port for "huddled masses yearning to breathe free." As the ACLU reported earlier this week, not even migrant children are safe.

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Judge Rules Immigrant Teens Must Get Abortion Access “Promptly and Without Delay”

Back in October an immigrant teen known as Jane Doe was allowed to get an abortion after more than a month of being held up by the Trump administration's policy which refused to facilitate it. Politico is now reporting about two other teens who are being used as pawns in a legal battle about undocumented minors being able to get abortions while they are in federal custody.

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Now the DOJ Is Coming After the Lawyers Who Defended Jane Doe’s Right to an Abortion

The Department of Justice (DOJ) has filed a petition to the Supreme Court arguing that the case of Jane Doe, an undocumented teen who sued for her constitutional right to an abortion, "should not be left on the books for use by...other plaintiffs" because the ACLU lawyers representing her "misled the United States."

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Jane Doe, The Immigrant Girl Held Hostage By Government Anti-Choicers, Finally Had Her Abortion This Morning

Jane Doe was finally able to procure her abortion this morning, after the Trump administration had refused to release her to a clinic for more than a month. 

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The Trump Administration Is Holding An Immigrant Girl Prisoner Because She Asked For an Abortion

Although an undocumented teenager received state approval to procure an abortion, the Trump administration refuses to release her to the clinic and allow her to exercise her constitutional right. They continue to delay her procedure with court appeals - and she's already 15 weeks pregnant.

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Trump Just Took Away Birth Control from Millions to Punish Sexually Active Teens

Welcome to The Week in Reproductive Justice, a weekly recap of all news related to the hot-button issue of what lawmakers are allowing women to do with their bodies!

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Free Speech So Important, the DOJ Is Demanding Info on Members of an Anti-Trump Facebook Group

As we all know, issues of free speech are of the utmost importance to the current U.S. government. Which is why the Department of Justice is trying to force Facebook to disclose information about thousands of people who "liked" an Anti-Trump page. Because you're allowed to freely share your beliefs...as long as they're in support of your President. Or white supremacy.

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California Bill Would Prevent Companies From Firing Women for Using Birth Control

Yes, this is a real thing that we still need to worry about. In 2017.

Welcome to The Week in Reproductive Justice, a weekly recap of all news related to the hot-button issue of what lawmakers are allowing women to do with their bodies!

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Congress Wants to Rewrite the Americans With Disabilities Act to Make Life Easier for…Businesses That Aren’t Accessible?

Accomplishing the opposite of the original ADA

House Republicans are trying to rewrite the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in order to shift the burden for understanding accessibility law from the businesses that are supposed to comply to the people affected by violations.

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Trump Hit With Lawsuits for His Terrible, Unconstitutional Transgender Military Ban

Lawsuits from the ACLU and Lambda Legal expose the ban for what it is—a bigoted attack on human rights with no basis in research, science, or logic.

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Woman Allegedly Fired for Getting Her Period at Work Because Women’s Bodies Still Confuse & Terrify Ignorant Men

Women have it ingrained in them from puberty that they need to live in fear of a blood on their pants and be embarrassed even just to buy tampons at a drug store. That degrading mentality toward our bodies is bad enough, but how are we still living in a world where being a woman is a fireable offense?

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ACLU of California Condemns White Supremacy and ACLU National’s Attempts to Defend It

The ACLU's California chapters have officially broken ranks from the rest of the ACLU National organization, announcing in a statement that they condemn groups who hide behind the First Amendment as an excuse to incite or engage in violence.

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Laverne Cox and Molly Crabapple Celebrate the Powerful History of Trans Resistance

In this "Time Marches Forward" video, Laverne Cox stirringly narrates the history of transgender resistance over Molly Crabapple's moving artwork.

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Things We Saw Today: ACLU Celebrates #NationalColoringBookDay With Some Lovely RBG Pictures

In case you weren't aware, today is #NationalColoringBookDay, and if you needed an excuse to take some quiet time out of the day to color some books, I'm going to go ahead and say that's a-okay.

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Arkansas Wants You to Ask Your Rapist’s Permission Before You Can Get An Abortion

According to Arkansas bill H.B. 1566, known as the Tissue Disposal Mandate, it is now illegal for a woman to have an abortion without informing the man who impregnated her.

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All I Want Today Is This Picture of Superman Smashing Through Trump’s Wall

And it's for a good cause.

Game industry art director Mike McCain has designed a gorgeous print of Superman (an immigrant himself) absolutely decimating a barbed wire-topped wall. It can be yours, with all the proceeds going to the ACLU.

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This Weekend, the U.S. Remembers the Injustice of Japanese Internment

75 years ago this Sunday, President Franklin Delano Roosevelt authorized the internment of more than 120,000 Japanese-Americans. Every year, Japanese-Americans commemorate the injustice of internment with the Day of Remembrance (sometimes called Remembrance Day), but this year, in this political climate, it feels particularly important to remember.

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Things We Saw Today: 16-Year-Old Maja Kuczyńska’s Amazing Wind Tunnel Acrobatic Routines

This wind tunnel dance routine performed by Maja Kuczyńska, a 16-year-old girl from Poland, has been floating across all social media lately, and with due reason.

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There’s so Much to Resist That a Programmer Made a Standalone ACLU Donation Amazon Dash Button

Everything is bad! At least, that's what it's felt like for the last few weeks—especially bad, anyway, because things have always been bad for a lot of people, and we seem to be getting farther from making them better, suddenly. So, programmer Nathan Pryor decided to create an Amazon Dash button that will absolutely decimate your bank account, because you'll be pressing it pretty much non-stop at every atrocity you see.

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Win/Win: Purchase a Gorgeous Watercolor Print of Kamala Khan, Help the ACLU at the Same Time

These days, everybody's getting involved in fighting Trump's regime one way or another, and it's heartening to see some of our favorite comic artists using their talents to support a cause as helpful as the ACLU.

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