Following months of negotiation and pressure from the community, the N.C. Department of Public Safety today announced that it plans to transfer Kanautica Zayre-Brown to a women’s facility. Zayre-Brown, a woman who is transgender, has been incarcerated in men's facilities for more than a year.
RALEIGH – The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina today sent Governor Roy Cooper a letter urging him to veto Senate Bill 359, a bill that targets health care p
At least hundreds and likely thousands of people are jailed every year in North Carolina because they cannot afford to pay court-ordered fines and fees, even though the U.S.
RALEIGH – The North Carolina Senate today passed Senate Bill 359, a bill that targets health care providers who provide safe and legal abortion care with the threat of a serious criminal penalty.
The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina is opposed to the bill.
RALEIGH – The North Carolina House of Representatives today approved a bill that would force all North Carolina county sheriffs to assist Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in detaining and deporting community members or face fines of up to $25,000 a day.
LELAND – Yesterday a federal court ruled that a K-8 public charter school’s uniform policy violates the Constitution by requiring female students t