February 19 marks the anniversary of President Franklin Roosevelt’s issuance of Executive Order 9066, which authorized the internment during World War II of 120,000 individuals of Japanese descent, two-thirds of whom were American citizens.
DEFEND THE RIGHTS OF ALL ILLINOISANS.
FROM THE BLOG:
Testimony of Amy Meek, ACLU of Illinois
Board of Commissioners of Cook County
Legislation and Intergovernmental Relations Committee
Tuesday, February 6, 2018
I’ve known that I am a woman since I was fours old. Before I entered prison in Illinois, I had lived my truth as a woman and received medical treatment for my gender dysphoria for many years.
Happy Birthday Roe! The decision that established the constitutional right to abortion is middle-aged and so am I, which means I’m one of the millions of American women who grew up with this freedom.