The first public hearing on the attack on the U.S. Capitol on January 6, 2021, will be broadcast live tonight at 8 p.m. The following is a statement from the American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina on the significance of the public hearings.
Like Florida’s infamous “Don’t Say Gay Bill,” HB 755 is part of a national campaign to target and alienate LGBTQ students and a broader movement to exclude LGBTQ people from public life, limit what teachers can teach, and what students can learn.
The next elected Wake County District Attorney must use the considerable power and platform of the Wake County District Attorney’s Office to advance meaningful changes to our criminal legal system that will make our community a more just, fair, safe, and equitable place for all of us.
“Abortion is a legal medical procedure and politicians have no business intruding on a person's private and personal health care decisions," said ACLU of NC Executive Director Chantal Stevens.
ACLU Files Lawsuit Against NC Department of Public Safety for Inhumane Treatment of Incarcerated Transgender Woman
Despite the medical findings of health care providers engaged by DPS, prison officials continue to deny gender-affirming care to Kanautica Zayre-Brown.
ACLU and ACLU of NC Launch Voter Mobilization Effort for Wake County District Attorney Primary Election
Nonpartisan voter education effort will focus on the need for criminal justice reforms.