Press Releases

  • 12.17.07

    ACLU Warns Officials Hasty Election Changes May Disenfranchise More Voters

    CLEVELAND–Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio cautioned elections officials that making drastic changes to voting technologies could inadvertently disenfranchise more Ohio voters in the upcoming 2008 elections. In December 2007, Ohio Secretary of State Jennifer Brunner issued a report outlining some of the security shortcomings of Ohio’s voting system. In addition, Brunner issued Read more…

    Voting Rights
  • 11.27.07

    School Officials Force Students to Turn Over Cell Phones

    Violates Students' Rights by Reading Text Messages

    MASON, OH- In a letter today from the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio to Dr. David Allen, principal at William Mason High School, the ACLU of Ohio warned school officials that their current practice of seizing student cell phones and reading personal text messages was poor policy and unconstitutional. Recently, the ACLU of Ohio Read more…

    Privacy
  • 11.14.07

    ACLU Lanza la Publicación de Señal en Español

    La Guía de la Salud para Jóvenes Alcanzará Muchos Más Residentes de Ohio.

    CLEVELAND- Hoy, la Unión Americana de Derechos Civiles de Ohio destapó su nueva guía en Español de la salud de jóvenes, Tu Salud y La Ley: Una Guía para Adolescentes.  Una versión traducida y actualizada de, Your Health and the Law: A Guide for Teens, este folleto provee la perspectiva en leyes de Ohio y Read more…

    Teen Health, Youth Rights
  • 11.14.07

    ACLU Launches Landmark Publication in Spanish

    Health Guide for Teens Will Reach Many More Ohioans

    CLEVELAND – Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio unveiled its new Spanish guide on teen health, Tu Salud y La Ley: Una Guía para Adolescentes.  A translated and updated version of Your Health and the Law: A Guide for Teens, this booklet provides insight into both Ohio and federal laws regarding teen health Read more…

    Teen Health
  • 11.02.07

    University Officials Trample Free Speech

    Censorship of Student Art Project Chills Creative Expression

    OXFORD, OH- Today, the American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio expressed concern over the reaction of officials at Miami University towards a student art display. The art piece, created by a group of students, was intended to symbolize the Tree of Life and featured a tire swing and seven ropes. The display stood for several Read more…

    Free Speech
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