Tag: American Civil Liberties Union

A.C.L.U. Says Immigration Detention Facility Should Be Shut Down

WASHINGTON — The American Civil Liberties Union is calling on the Biden administration to close one of its privately run immigration detention centers after a Brazilian asylum seeker killed himself while he was being held in the New Mexico facility. The Torrance County Detention Facility in Estancia, N.M., which houses about 160 people, has been […]

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Judge Temporarily Suspends Indiana Abortion Ban

It also adds to the shifting and often chaotic patchwork of abortion regulations across the country as conservative legislatures push for tighter restrictions and abortion rights groups challenge them in court. The legal challenges are seeking to establish a right to abortion in individual state constitutions. Such cases, though in preliminary stages, are being watched […]

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Indiana Lawmakers Pass First Post-Roe Abortion Ban

INDIANAPOLIS — Indiana lawmakers passed a near-total ban on abortion on Friday, overcoming division among Republicans and protests from Democrats to become the first state to draw up and approve sweeping new limits on the procedure since Roe v. Wade was struck down in June. The bill’s passage came just three days after voters in […]

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