2007 Press Releases

12.21.2007 NOPD SUED OVER RIGHT TO FILM POLICE ACTIVITES
11.14.2007 ACLU URGES GONZALES TO DEFEAT SAGGING PANTS BAN
10.16.2007 ACLU Announces Favorable Settlement of Debtor's Prison Lawsuit
9.14.2007 Treatment of Jena Six Raises Questions of Racial Injustice
9.6.2007 ACLU OF LOUISIANA ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
8.20.2007 Report Exposes Ongoing Civil and Human Rights Violations on the Gulf Coast as Katrina's Second Anniversary
8.13.2007 ACLU Challenges Louisiana Law Funneling Taxpayer Funds to Favored Churches
7.3.2007 ACLU Files Suit Against City of Slidell Courthouse for Image of Jesus in Courthouse
6.21.2007 ACLU of Louisiana Calls on Governor Blanco to Veto State Funding for the Offering Plate of Churches
6.20.2007 ACLU of Louisiana Urges Legislature to Reject National ID
6.20.2007 An Open Letter from the ACLU of Louisiana to the City Court of Slidell
6.15.2007 Louisiana Legislators Should Not Put Taxpayer Money in the Plate for Churches and Ministries to Use for Evangelistic Purposes
6.13.2007 ACLU Sues City of New Orleans and Chief Riley on Behalf of Business Manager Brutalized by Out of Control NOPD Officers
6.6.2007 Tangipahoa Parish School Officials Endorse Teacher's Graduation Prayer in Defiance of Supreme Court Decisions
5.31.2007 ACLU of Louisiana Calls on Governor's Program on Abstinence to Fix Medical Inaccuracies in Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curriculum
5.17.2007 ACLU SUES TANGIPAHOA PARISH SCHOOL BOARD OVER DISTRIBUTION OF GIDEON BIBLES TO FIFTH GRADERS
5.9.2007 ACLU files suit to protect religious freedom of Nation of Islam inmate at state's David Wade facility
5.9.2007 ACLU Announces Multi-State Action Calling on Government to Fix Medical Inaccuracies in Federally Funded Abstinence-Only-Until-Marriage Curricula
5.8.2007 Open Letter to Oachita Parish School Board Regarding Student-Led Prayer
4.25.2007 ACLU wins reduction of excessive NOPD escort fees for second line groups
4.19.2007 ACLU prompts Ouachita Parish School Board officials to scuttle any plans for repeat of illegal graduation prayers this year
4.17.2007 ACLU calls on St. John school district to accommodate Christian employee's religious beliefs when he clocks in for work
4.4.2007 ACLU wins temporary reduction of excessive NOPD escort fees for second line group
3.26.2007 American Civil Liberties Union of Louisiana Seeks Executive Director
3.23.2007 ACLU helps Mormon inmate gain access to religious materials while in Angola
3.8.2007 City of New Orleans illegally sending indigent persons to debtor's prison
2.1.2007 Louisiana ACLU Chief Joe Cook Announces Upcoming Retirement
1.29.2007 Court Affirms Christian Protestor's Free Speech Rights Violated by City of Natchitoches
1.24.2007 ACLU files suit for man wrongfully arrested and detained for seven months
1.18.2007 Stop the Abuse of Power: ACLU sponsors lecture on illegal U.S. government spying on ordinary Americans
1.10.2007 ACLU says get tough on crime and protect our freedom