Press Releases

  • 07.09.01

    ACLU Sues North Royalton over Curfew Ordinance

    Law Interferes with Parents' Rights to Raise Their Children

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation will file suit in United States District Court in Cleveland on the afternoon of July 10, 2001, challenging a North Royalton curfew ordinance which violates the fundamental right of parents to raise their children as they see fit without unwarranted interference from the government. The North Royalton Read more…

    General Civil Liberties
  • 05.24.01

    ACLU to Sue State Liquor Control Commission over Five Keg Law

    Questionnaire Violates Privacy Rights, Federal Case Alleges

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation will bring suit against the Ohio Liquor Control Commission on Friday, May 25, 2001, alleging that new restrictions on the sale of beer violate the constitutional rights of Ohioans. The suit will be filed in United States District Court in Columbus. ACLU of Ohio Legal Director Raymond Read more…

    Privacy
  • 05.14.01

    ACLU Will Sue Crestville Schools over Religious Instruction

    Van Wert County District Includes Christian Instruction in Coursework

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation will file suit against the Crestview School District, in Van Wert County, on Tuesday, May 15, 2001. The suit, which will be filed in United States District Court in Toledo, alleges that the District has violated the constitutional separation of church and state by including religious material Read more…

    Religious Liberty
  • 05.09.01

    ACLU Will Sue Columbus Schools over Religious Hymns

    Christian Music Figures Heavily in Graduations and Classwork

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation will file suit against the Columbus City School District on Thursday, May 10, 2001. The suit, which will be filed in United States District Court in Columbus, alleges that the District has violated the constitutional separation of church and state by including religious hymns in its high Read more…

    Religious Liberty
  • 04.17.01

    ACLU of Ohio Issues Statement on Cincinnati Unrest

    Calls for Calm Restraint on All Sides, Dialogue on Racism

    The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation has issued the following statement regarding the civil unrest now taking place in Cincinnati: The American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio Foundation expresses its sincere sympathies to the family of Timothy Thomas, and to all those who have suffered through the tragic loss of his life. The Read more…

    Police Practices
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