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Commentary & Blog
We must always defend the right to protest and freedom of press
On December 25, 2021, journalists in Asheville were arrested by the Asheville Police Department while gathering and attempting to share news on the eviction of unhoused people from a city park near downtown...
Know Your Facts: Common Abortion Myths to Watch Out For
Abortion opponents often use misinformation and outright lies to support their political agenda. We’ve gathered some common myths about abortion you may be hearing from lawmakers — or even friends and loved...
Press Releases & News
DMV reverses policy, affirms full-term licenses for certain non-citizens
The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) has issued a declaratory ruling establishing that immigrants of permanent and indefinite status are entitled to full-term driver’s licenses under North Carolina law....
ACLU of North Carolina Condemns Abortion Ban
The North Carolina General Assembly has filed HB533, legislation that would ban abortion. The ACLU of NC condemns forced pregnancy, which impacts anybody seeking reproductive care and eliminates bodily...
ACLU of North Carolina Responds to the House Passage of HB 10
ACLU of North Carolina executive director Chantal Stevens shared the following statement after the North Carolina House passed House Bill 10.
In the courts
Planned Parenthood South Atlantic v. Moore
We are fighting in the courts to protect abortion access in North Carolina. This case challenges several unnecessary abortion restrictions currently on the books.