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Did Utah Finally Outlaw Slavery This Month?

Feb 26, 2019

The resolution by Rep. Sandra Hollins to remove slavery language from the Utah Constitution is about much more than erasing 14 words.

Why the ACLU of Utah is wary of legislation that includes enhanced penalties for hate crimes

Feb 19, 2019

It might surprise you that the ACLU of Utah doesn’t instinctively support hate crimes legislation that involves enhanced penalties for certain offenses. But when you consider our opposition to policies that promote mass incarceration and our constant fight to end the racism embedded in the criminal justice system, our stance shouldn’t be surprising.

Online Lobbying 101 (ACLU of Utah Workshop)

Jan 30, 2019

  Watch this video to learn how to be an effective community lobbyist during the 2019 Utah Legislative Session

Scholarships Available For Utah High School Seniors Who Have Taken Action To Protect Civil Liberties

Jan 15, 2019

2019 will be the 12th year that the ACLU of Utah will award scholarships to eligible college bound Utah high school seniors who have demonstrated a strong commitment to civil liberties through some form of activism.  

Federal Judge Rules ACLU of Utah Lawsuit Over Daggett County Prisoner Abuse Can Continue Against State Defendant

Jan 14, 2019

Federal Judge Rules ACLU of Utah Lawsuit Over Daggett County Prisoner Abuse Can Continue Against State Defendant

Disability Law Center and ACLU Reach Settlement to Strengthen Legal Representation for Guardianship Hearings in Utah

Dec 18, 2018

In November 2018, the Disability Law Center and the ACLU reached a settlement with the State of Utah to strengthen legal protections for adults with disabilities involved in guardianship proceedings with their parents.   

2018 Annual Report is here!

Dec 11, 2018

The ACLU of Utah's 2018 Annual Report outlines the challenges and accomplishments we faced during our 60th year on the frontlines of justice and equality in Utah.

ACLU of Utah Urges the Utah Legislature to Let the Independent Redistricting Commission Do Its Job

Nov 20, 2018

We now urge the leadership and members of the Utah Legislature to respect the will of 500,000 Utah voters and let the independent redistricting commission do its job. 

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