This week Illinois legislators are back in Springfield. We need you to take action on this important legislation.
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.
The War on Drugs has failed and everyone knows it. 79% of Illinois voters support reclassifying sentences for all drug offenses. Yet Illinois continues to treat simple possession of drugs as a felony, with...
Today’s action on a trailer bill addressing clarifications of the SAFE-T Act will result in the end of the money bond system in Illinois beginning in January 2023. Detention while awaiting trial should...
State Supreme Court Asked to Intervene after Vermilion County Judge Interferes with Pregnant Woman’s Health Care
The Illinois Supreme Court has been asked to intervene on behalf of a woman being detained at the Vermilion County Jail after a local judge appointed a guardian ad litem for her unborn fetus.
Chicago Consent Decree Coalition Announces Boycott of CPD’s Home Raids Community Engagement Plan, Denounces Plan as a Sham
CPD has announced a counterfeit effort at community engagement focused on home raids and search warrants.
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.