In 2023, because of the commitment of supporters and activists like you, the courage of our clients, the work of our dedicated staff, and the on the ground efforts of our partners the ACLU of Illinois...
DEFENDING THE CIVIL RIGHTS AND CIVIL LIBERTIES OF ALL ILLINOISANS.
Current events are hot discussion topics at many holiday tables. If you want to jump start a conversation about civil liberties, please keep reading for talking points about the ACLU’s most urgent work.
Just a decade ago, Illinois signed into law the right to marry for gay and lesbian couples.
U.S. District Court mandated steps to be taken by the Illinois Department of Corrections to care for prisoners who are transgender and gender non-conforming.
The Quincy City Council last night rejected a proposed ordinance that would declare the community a “sanctuary city for the unborn."
ACLU of Illinois Condemns Vote by Yorkville School Board to Remove Civil Rights Book from High School Curriculum
ACLU of Illinois strongly condemned a recent, secret vote by the Yorkville Board of Education to bar the inclusion of Just Mercy by civil rights lawyer Bryan Stevenson in an English course.
If you are under 18 you have the right to make many decisions about your own reproductive health in Illinois. Find more information and resources below.