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About ACLU of Connecticut
Explore The Issues
The ACLU of Connecticut works in many ways to improve the criminal justice system. We were at the forefront of the successful effort to repeal ...
The ACLU protects the five freedoms of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution -- freedom of speech, assembly, association, petition and the press -- ...
Freedom of Religion
The freedom to practice religion without interference or coercion from the government is a fundamental guarantee of the U.S. and Connecticut constitutions. The ACLU of ...
Immigrants to the United States are frequently targets of discrimination and undocumented immigrants are particularly susceptible to abuse. The ACLU of Connecticut works to defend ...
The rights of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgendered people have been at the forefront of the legal and legislative agenda's of the ACLU of Connecticut. ...
The ACLU of Connecticut has been working to preserve Connecticut's Freedom of Information law and the principles of transparency in government.
We rely on the police for our safety, and we’re grateful for their service and protection. But we also entrust police officers with extraordinary authority, ...
Never has the conflict between privacy and technology been more tense. Our telephone service providers tell the government what numbers we call, security cameras track ...
From the landmark Sheff v. O'Neill case seeking equal educational opportunities and racial desegregation in our schools to the fight against racial profiling and discriminatory ...
The right to vote is a fundamental in a democratic society and must be safeguarded zealously. The ACLU of Connecticut has worked to ensure that ...
From the landmark U.S. Supreme Court case Griswold v. Connecticut, which struck down a state law banning contraceptives, to the recent case of a pregnant ...
Youth and Student Rights
The constitutional rights of young people are frequently at risk. The ACLU of Connecticut has stepped in to protect free speech in schools, fight harsh ...