The ACLU of Connecticut cautioned Trumbull officials about constitutional concerns associated with their decision to order the removal of a painting of Mother Teresa standing alongside other social justice heroes.
After a warning from the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut, the Fairfield Board of Education dropped parts of a proposed revision to its public comment policy that would have threatened free speech rights.
The ACLU of Connecticut came to the immediate defense of freedom of speech and of the press after a judge’s order blocked the Connecticut Law Tribune from publishing an article about a court case. On Nov. 24, 2014, Judge Stephen Frazzini issued an injunction in New Britain Superior Court to prevent the Law Tribune from publishing an article about […]
The Connecticut Airport Authority has affirmed the public’s right to take photos and video of aircraft at Bradley International Airport in Windsor Locks after the American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut contacted the authority about plane spotters’ complaints of harassment. Members of the Connecticut Plane Spotters have been legally photographing aircraft around Bradley for decades, […]
The American Civil Liberties Union of Connecticut has developed a curriculum to teach high school students about the Constitution using real cases and issues in Connecticut. The first unit, on free speech, may be downloaded at acluct.org/curriculum. The purpose is to provide students with an understanding of the right to freedom of speech guaranteed by […]