News from the ACLU of LA
Open Letter to Opelousas City Council Regarding Proposed Ordinance Regulating Clothing
The ACLU of Louisiana sent an open letter today to the Opelousas City Council, regarding an ordinance to be proposed at tonight’s council meeting, which could unlawfully restrict residents’ clothing styles, and lead to racial profiling.
ACLU of Louisiana to Honor Former Chief Justice Pascal Calogero at Annual Dinner
Former Louisiana Supreme Court Chief Justice Pascal F. Calogero, Jr. will receive the 39th Annual Ben Smith Award from the ACLU of Louisiana. This award honors people who have demonstrated a commitment to the advancement of civil liberties in Louisiana. ♠ Tickets on sale now!
Letter to the St. Martinville Police Department Regarding Mardi Gras Parade
The ACLU of Louisiana delivered an open letter today to St. Martinville Chief of Police Calder Hebert, regarding enforcement of city rules related to the New Comers’ Mardi Gras parade.
Letter to Louisiana Department of Health & Hospitals on "Abortion Licensing Standards" Proposal
The ACLU of Louisiana opposes the proposed Abortion Facilities Licensing Standards. As written, this complete overhaul of the licensing standards appears to be simply an attempt to shut down legally operating healthcare facilities, and to prevent others from opening.
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