Our work with the Illinois legislature is a critical way that we advance civil liberties in our state, and we spend a significant amount of time engaging in the legislative process each year.

We aim to support bills that strengthen our rights guaranteed under the Constitution and defeat bills that threaten them. See below for information about our legislative efforts.



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HB 3447: Reducing Barriers to Recovery

The so-called War on Drugs, using criminal prosecution as the default response to those who use or are in possession of any drugs, has failed. This approach has failed to reduce drug use and tragic fatalities caused by an overdose of drugs.

January 24, 2022 Criminal Justice Reform