ACLU Hawaii publishes 2016 voting rights guide

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The right to vote is fundamental, and the ACLU works throughout the nation to defend it for all. We have updated our Hawai‘i-specific Voting Rights Guide for the 2016 elections, please review and give us your feedback. The ACLU is strictly non-partisan, we never endorse any candidates or parties. UPDATE 7/20/16: Free copies are available […]

Stories sought on employment discrimination due to pregnancy and parenting

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The ACLU’s Women’s Rights Project is interested in hearing about your experiences with employment discrimination due to your pregnancy, or your employer’s failure to grant you accommodations in the workplace. https://action.aclu.org/secure/sex-discrimination-employment

Support S.B. 2411 for a statewide, comprehensive law on police body cameras

Join the ACLU of Hawai‘i in supporting SB 2411! http://www.acluhi.org/body-cameras

New Publication: Rights of Hawaiiʻs Homeless

The ACLU of Hawai‘i Foundation (“ACLU”) today announced the publication of a “know your rights” guide (“guide”) for homeless individuals impacted by City & County of Honolulu (“City”) “sweeps” to enforce the Stored Property Ordinance and the Sidewalk Nuisance Ordinance. The ACLU website guide, available at http://tinyurl.com/acluhawaii-homeless, details the rights most often affected during a […]

ACLU, State of Hawai‘i settle dispute over First Amendment right to take photographs in public

HONOLULU, HAWAI`I: The First Amendment right of individuals to take photographs in public was re-affirmed in an agreement reached between the ACLU of Hawai‘i Foundation (“ACLU”) and the State of Hawai‘i. The dispute arose when an amateur photographer was cited by a state Sheriff for taking pictures of airplanes from a public sidewalk along Lagoon […]