Marijuana Legalization Group Sues for Right to Rally

Marijuana Legalization Group Sues for Right to Rally

June 9, 2016 Indianapolis – The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed suit today on behalf of a group that advocates for the legalization of marijuana that requested and was denied...

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Victory! ACLU Wins Preliminary Injunction for Exodus Refugee Immigration

Victory! ACLU Wins Preliminary Injunction for Exodus Refugee Immigration

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ACLU of Indiana, Indiana Protection & Advocacy Services Announce Settlement with Department of Correction

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  • Marijuana Legalization Group Sues for Right to Rally

  • Film & Discussion: "Straight Outta Compton"

  • Victory! ACLU Wins Preliminary Injunction for Exodus Refugee Immigration

  • ACLU of Indiana, Indiana Protection & Advocacy Services Announce Settlement with Department of...

  • 2016 Indiana Pride Events

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Marijuana Legalization Group Sues for Right to Rally

June 9, 2016

Indianapolis – The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana filed suit today on behalf of a group that advocates for the legalization of marijuana that requested and was denied permission to hold a rally on the grounds of the Tippecanoe County Courthouse in Lafayette. The lawsuit claims that government officials' denial of the group's request is a violation of the First Amendment to the U.S. Constitution.

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ACLU of Indiana Wins Appeal for People with Disabilities

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Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Indianapolis – A three-judge panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit late yesterday sided with the American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana and several plaintiffs with disabilities who challenged a state agency's changes to Indiana's Medicaid Waiver programs, changes that limit the ability of Hoosiers to become active members of their communities and, ultimately, put them at risk of losing their independence and being institutionalized.

U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit: Facts in the case regarding treatment of people with disabilities "stick a knife in the state's argument"

The programs, which serve thousands of Hoosiers, offer services that enable people to live in their communities even though their disabling conditions would otherwise require that they be placed in an institution.

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ACLU of Indiana, Planned Parenthood Challenge Anti-Abortion Measure

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Thurs., April 7, 2016

"The ACLU stands firmly against discrimination in all forms, but that isn't what this law is about," said Jane Henegar, ACLU of Indiana executive director. "Unnecessary restrictions, like those recently signed into law, demean women and threaten the quality of their health care. The ACLU of Indiana will continue to work to ensure that every woman can make the best decision for herself and her family about whether and when to continue a pregnancy without undue political interference."

Indianapolis – The American Civil Liberties Union of Indiana on behalf of Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky filed a lawsuit today against the Indiana State Department of Health, prosecutors of several counties and the state medical licensing board asking the Court to block enforcement of a new law that imposes unconstitutional restrictions on women seeking abortions and their health care providers. The ACLU of Indiana and PPINK claim the law violates due process and equal protection under the Fourteenth Amendment as well as First Amendment rights of free speech.

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