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ACLU of NC Condemns Senate Passage of Anti-Abortion Legislation

“We all deserve access to health care based on our medical needs and doctor’s best judgment. If this bill becomes law, doctors may be forced to take babies that have no chance of survival from their parents’ arms to make futile life-saving efforts. Medical professionals are trained to make...

May 11, 2021

ACLU Statement on the House Passage of HB 805, Anti-Protester Legislation

“We know that people of color are far more likely to suffer unfair and unnecessary harm when law enforcement is given broad discretion to arrest, charge, and severely punish people. This will surely be the insidious legacy of HB 805 if the N.C. Senate fails to prevent its passage.

May 10, 2021

ACLU of NC Condemns Anti-Protester Legislation

RALEIGH, N.C. - A measure that would impose harsh criminal penalties for protesters charged with rioting is quickly moving through the state legislature. An ACLU of North Carolina analysis of HB 805 outlines what, if it’s enacted, would change from the current law, including incr

May 6, 2021