Legislation & Advocacy

Our advocacy work is just one of the ways that we advance civil liberties in our state. We spend a significant amount of time engaging in the legislative process, monitoring key civil liberty issues and talking with Indiana legislators to ensure the protection of Hoosiers' rights. We aim to support bills that strengthen our rights guaranteed under the Constitution and defeat bills that threaten them. But we cannot do this work without you. Please use the tools and resources below to engage in the 2021 legislative session and to help us defend civil liberties!
Resources & Tools


This bill tracker is being continuously updated. Check back often for updates!

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Driving Cards

Across the state, undocumented Hoosiers struggle to get to work, keep medical appointments, take children to school, and more, all because they cannot drive without fear of deportation.

January 22, 2021 Immigrants' Rights


These bills would require the Indiana General Assembly to meet for a special session if SCOTUS overturns Roe v. Wade; or the US Constitution is amended to clearly establish that states may prohibit abortion. 

HB 1310: Abortion (PRESCOTT J) 

January 21, 2021 Reproductive Freedom & Women's Rights

SB 289: Parenthood

Stripping same-sex couples of the right to be correctly listed on their child’s birth certificate could also strip them of a number of parental rights that come with legal recognition of parenthood. While this is a clear attack on LGBTQ parents, this extreme and overreaching bill also jeopardizes

January 21, 2021 LGBTQ Rights Project

Eliminating Voting Barriers

In addition to fighting voter suppression and gerrymandering, the ACLU of Indiana advocates for policies that make it easier for Hoosiers to vote.

January 15, 2021