ACLUTX

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ACLUTXAmerican Civil Liberties Union of Texas
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Supreme Court's ruling on same-sex marriage that "deprives someone of their right to religious liberty," Rebecca Robertson, legal and policy director of the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas, told the committee.
"I think a lot of us anticipated that this would be the next front, that there are going to be some public officials around the country who are going to try to use religious liberty as a way to avoid complying with the ruling," said Rebecca Robertson, legal and policy director for the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas. "But we don't agree that government offices that are open to the public should be able to pick and choose, on the basis of personal religious beliefs, which citizens to help and which citizens to turn away."
At the same time, the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas has been contributing to a yearslong effort to document possible abuses of border residents by federal agents.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas hailed Monday's decision as justice that should help keep an overzealous law enforcement agency in check.
In a letter sent to the TEA on Wednesday, the seven-member coalition, which includes the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas and Texas Appleseed, a public-interest law center, called the use of Tasers and pepper spray on children dangerous and "unconscionable." In the letter, the groups noted a recent incident involving Noe Nino de Rivera, a Bastrop student who was comatose for more than 50 days after a school resource officer used a Taser on him.
A number of groups, including Planned Parenthood, the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas and the Center for Reproductive Rights, are considering challenging the measure in court.
Several groups - such as the New York-based Center for Reproductive Rights and the American Civil Liberties Union of Texas - have said they are considering litigation against the state to attempt to block the law.
"The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas filed a lawsuit in federal district court today on behalf of three women who were allegedly sexually assaulted at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's T.
The American Civil Liberties Union of Texas filed a lawsuit in federal district court today seeking damages for three women who were allegedly sexually assaulted at the Immigration and Customs Enforcement's T.
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