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2013 News Releases

  • Dec 13, 2013 - ACLU Urges Awareness of Voting Rights Prior to Exeter Recall Election
  • Oct 21, 2013 - ACLU Settles Suit Against Providence Police for Illegally Barring Protester From Leafleting
  • Sep 24, 2013 - ACLU Asks court to Order Board of Education to Consider High Stakes Testing Issue in Public
  • Sep 16, 2013 - Again, ACLU Goes to Court Over State Board of Education Secrecy in High Stakes Testing Debate
  • Sep 06, 2013 - Community Organizations Appeal to Governor Ahead of Board of Education’s Vote on High Stakes Testing
  • Aug 08, 2013 - Open Government Groups Criticize General Treasurer for Selective Release of Hedge Fund Information
  • Aug 06, 2013 - Judge Bars State Board of Education from Discussing “High Stakes Testing” in Secret
  • Aug 02, 2013 - Statements on Filing of Egan v. RI Board of Education
  • Aug 02, 2013 - ACLU Sues State Board of Education Over Plans to Discuss “High Stakes Testing” in Secret
  • Jul 24, 2013 - ACLU Sues State Board of Education for Failing to Address High Stakes Testing Policy
  • Jul 19, 2013 - Statement on Enactment of Bill Allowing Sex Discrimination in School Extracurricular Activities
  • Jul 15, 2013 - National Organizations Call on Governor Chafee to Veto Bill Allowing Sex Discrimination in Schools
  • Jun 24, 2013 - Community Organizations File Formal Petition to Amend High School Graduation Regulations
  • Jun 19, 2013 - ACLU of Rhode Island Posts a Statement on So-Called Voter ID “Reform”
  • Jun 07, 2013 - Rhode Island Poised to Widely Share Private Cell Phone Info With Government
  • Jun 06, 2013 - ACLU of Rhode Island Responds to Controversial Domestic Surveillance Program of Verizon Customers
  • Jun 05, 2013 - ACLU Report Says Black and Hispanic Youth Bear Brunt of School Suspensions in Rhode Island
  • Jun 04, 2013 - ACLU Report Shows That Blacks Are More Likely to be Arrested for Marijuana than Whites
  • May 21, 2013 - Groups Continue to Push for End of “High Stakes Testing”
  • May 20, 2013 - ACLU Applauds Court Decision Restricting Police Searches of Cell Phones
  • May 16, 2013 - Open Government Groups Decry Governor’s School Safety Secrecy Bill
  • May 02, 2013 - Rhode Island Governor Signs Law Officially Legalizing Marriage for Same-Sex Couples
  • Apr 04, 2013 - ACLU Issues Statement on Proposal to Keep School Safety Discussions and Plans Secret
  • Mar 25, 2013 - Court Rules that Providence Police Illegally Barred Protester from Leafleting
  • Mar 18, 2013 - ACLU Issues Statement on Disciplining of Students Based on Their Tweets
  • Mar 11, 2013 - A Statement on the Governor’s Refusal to Release Medicaid Report
  • Mar 11, 2013 - RI ACLU Report Finds Prevalent Internet Censorship in Public Schools
  • Mar 01, 2013 - Judge Rules that Retaliation Lawsuit Against Department of Corrections Can Proceed
  • Feb 26, 2013 - 4,200 Students in Jeopardy of Not Graduating from High School Due to High Stakes Test
  • Feb 21, 2013 - ACLU Report Calls for Stronger Enforcement of Open Records Law by Attorney General’s Office
  • Feb 07, 2013 - RIACLU Testifies in Opposition to a Bill Allowing Districts to Charge for Extracurricular Activities
  • Jan 16, 2013 - ACLU Delivers Testimony in Support of Same Sex Marriage Bill
  • Jan 03, 2013 - ACLU Files Brief in U.S. Supreme Court in Open Records Case