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ACLU of Utah’s 2019 Community Block Party & Awards Ceremony

Apr 18, 2019

  On May 16, 2019, the ACLU of Utah will celebrate fighting for justice in our community with a party as we thank our members, friends, and supporters while listening to the tunes of a few local bands.

Press Release: Federal Judge Enters Injunction Allowing Abortion After 18 Weeks to Continue in Utah

Apr 18, 2019

  SALT LAKE CITY – Today, in the U.S. District Court for the District of Utah, Judge Clark Waddoups entered a preliminary injunction to stop enforcement of H.B. 136, a harmful law that bans abortion after 18 weeks.

Planned Parenthood Association of Utah v. Miner (2019)

Apr 16, 2019

 On April 10, 2019, Planned Parenthood Association of Utah (PPAU) and the ACLU of Utah Federation (ACLU of Utah) filed a lawsuit to stop H.B. 136 – the 18-week abortion ban passed by the Utah legislature and signed into law by Governor Herbert. 

Press Conference Against New Abortion Ban (4/10/19)

Apr 08, 2019

Exactly 28 years ago, the ACLU of Utah filed a lawsuit that eventually overturned an unconstitutional 20-week abortion ban passed by the Utah Legislature. This week we're doing it again.

Gov. Herbert Signs 18-week Abortion Bill Into Law

Apr 02, 2019

The ACLU of Utah and Planned Parenthood Association of Utah will challenge unconstitutional ban in court.

ACLU of Utah Submits Brief in Support of Undocumented Immigrants Being Admitted to the Utah State Bar

Mar 25, 2019

Earlier today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Utah Foundation, Inc., along with the ACLU Immigrants’ Rights Project (together, the “ACLU”), submitted an amicus (or “friend of the court”) brief to the Utah Supreme Court (the Court) arguing that undocumented immigrants who meet the criteria for bar admission can and should be admitted to the Utah State Bar.

Did Utah Finally Outlaw Slavery This Month?

Feb 26, 2019

The resolution by Rep. Sandra Hollins to remove slavery language from the Utah Constitution is about much more than erasing 14 words.

Why the ACLU of Utah is wary of legislation that includes enhanced penalties for hate crimes

Feb 19, 2019

It might surprise you that the ACLU of Utah doesn’t instinctively support hate crimes legislation that involves enhanced penalties for certain offenses. But when you consider our opposition to policies that promote mass incarceration and our constant fight to end the racism embedded in the criminal justice system, our stance shouldn’t be surprising.

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