Publication Listings

As part of our work in the defense of civil liberties, the ACLU of Illinois issues reports that study and note developments in civil liberties. Below is a listing of some of our publications organized by issue.

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Impact Report: August 2023

We must challenge the fear mongering that suggests that civil rights laws that protect access to public accommodations are a threat to people’s safety or personal autonomy. We all benefit from a society that is equitable and open to all.

August 4, 2023

Impact Report: April 2023

What we do, together, in the months and years ahead, will be critical to protecting and affirming individual rights and our democracy here in Illinois.  Please continue to partner with the ACLU of Illinois in this fight. 

April 27, 2023

Impact Report: Fall 2022

This past year has been challenging. The U.S. Supreme Court cruelly stripped away the constitutional protection for abortion – a right that had been recognized for nearly a half century – and took steps to diminish a host of individual rights.

December 16, 2022

Reducing Barriers to Recovery

Beginning in the 1970s, America has relentlessly pursued a “War on Drugs,” aimed at addressing the use of substances across the country. To be blunt, the so-called War has been a disaster.

November 2, 2022 Criminal Justice Reform

Impact Report: Summer 2022

The ACLU – with your support – has faced a challenging times in the past and we will stand together to resist this dangerous encroachment of basic rights.

August 5, 2022