News from the ACLU of LA
ACLU Reminds Iberville Parish That Clothing is Protected Expression
The ACLU of Louisiana released an open letter to the Iberville Parish Council today, regarding a proposed ordinance to regulate the clothing of its residents.
Louisiana School Agrees to Court Order Ending Discriminatory Religious Practices
A federal district court approved a consent decree requiring the Sabine Parish School Board to cease a variety of unconstitutional practices that impose religion on students at Negreet High School and other Sabine Parish Schools.
Open Letter to Louisiana School Superintendents Concerning School Dances
The ACLU of Louisiana sent a letter to the Superintendents of all Louisiana public school boards reminding them of the legal obligation to allow students to bring dates of the same sex to school dances.
Open Letter Regarding Teaching Creationism in Caddo Parish
The ACLU of Louisiana has released an open letter to the Caddo Parish School Board regarding creationism being taught in Caddo public schools, and is asking for a school board investigation into the matter.
Louisiana School Sued for Proselytizing and Religious Harassment of Sixth-Grade Student
The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Louisiana filed a federal lawsuit today against in the Sabine Parish School Board, alleging that officials at one school harassed and proselytized a sixth-grader because of his Buddhist faith.
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