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ACLU of NC Statement on Marking One Year Since the U.S. Capitol Insurrection

“Our governing institutions have endured, not because they are inherently unbreakable, but rather as a result of constant defense against attacks that seek to advance white supremacy at the expense of our democracy. Understanding the meaning of the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is essential to...

January 5, 2022

The ACLU of NC Condemns House Passage of Anti-Voter Bills

“It is shameful that lawmakers are advancing anti-voter bills in the final days of the legislative session. These undemocratic efforts are part of a national playbook to slowly erode North Carolinians’ access to the ballot piece by piece. Not only would these bills create more barriers to ...

November 18, 2021

Federal Court Ruling a Major Victory for Farmworkers’ Rights

GREENSBORO, N.C. - North Carolina farmworkers and their sole union won a substantial victory yesterday when a federal court struck down part of a state law that would have stripped farmworkers and their union of their rights to bargain for voluntary union recognition in settling

September 16, 2021

ACLU of NC Applauds Gov. Cooper’s Veto of HB 324

“This legislation is part of a nationwide coordinated effort to pass classroom censorship laws that silence Critical Race Theory, diversity curricula, and discussions about racism, sexism, and inequity. We urge lawmakers to uphold the Governor’s veto and protect students’ rights to inclusive...

September 10, 2021