2018 Archives - ACLU of Ohio

  • 07.11.18

    Equality v. Equity: How the Fourteenth Amendment Can Help the ACLU Defend the First

    The ACLU and the First Amendment: a controversial duo. For the last century, the ACLU has been applauded for its interpretation and application of the First Amendment. One notable case is famous Scopes Trial, where the organization helped challenged and take down a Tennessee law banning the teaching of evolution in public schools.

  • 07.05.18

    “How Did We Get Here?” An Historical Reconciliation

    To usher in the summer of 2018, the state of Ohio distinguished itself in vigorously enforcing the Trump Administration’s “zero tolerance” immigration policy, and the detention of families. In the first week of June, 114 people were captured at Corso’s Flower and Gardening Center in Sandusky.