Authored by Galen Sherwin, Senior Staff Attorney, ACLU Women’s Rights Project and Esha Bhandari, Staff Attorney, ACLU Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project
Equality, liberty, and justice for all
The Equality Act would provide comprehensive sex discrimination protections, including from discrimination by businesses and federally funded programs. If passed, it would be the first law to ensure LGBTQ people are covered by consistent, explicit, and nationwide non-discrimination protections.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement is using mass location surveillance to target immigrants. And local law enforcement departments, including some in North Carolina are feeding their residents’ personal information to ICE, even when it violates local privacy laws or sanctuary policies.