BLACKLISTED: Children of color in Rhode Island are being suspended at the highest rate in a decade, our latest report has found. These growing racial disparities must be addressed if we are to stem the flow of students into the school-to-prison pipeline. Read about our report and ask your legislators to support ACLU-drafted legislation limiting the use of suspensions.

More Than Marriage: RSVP to our May 28 panel discussing issues facing Rhode Island LGBT community.


Victory Over The NSA: In a landmark decision for privacy, the Court of Appeals ruled Thursday the ‪NSA‬'s mass call-tracking program violates Section 215 of the Patriot Act. This is the suit the national office of the ACLU filed days after the first Snowden disclosure in 2013.

Mass Incarceration: We’re fighting a bill moving through the General Assembly that would undermine the discretion of the Parole Board and cost taxpayers dearly by prohibiting parole consideration from some individuals for years or decades.