News from the ACLU of LA
Open Letter Regarding Official Prayer and Religious Activity at Airline High School —The ACLU of Louisiana sent an open letter today to the superintendent of Bossier Parish Schools, concerning a pattern of religious proselytization at Airline High School in Bossier City, LA.
ACLU of Louisiana Sues Orleans Parish Sheriff Over Public Records—The ACLU Foundation of Louisiana has filed a lawsuit against the Orleans Parish Sheriff’s Office, and Orleans Parish Sheriff Marlin Gusman, for failure to respond to a public records request.
ACLU Urges City of Kenner to Rethink Ban on Political Signs—Today the ACLU of Louisiana sent an open letter urging the City of Kenner to cease enforcement of its ordinance which prohibits the display of political signs on private property except for the period sixty (60) days before and ten (10) days after an election.
ACLU of Louisiana Releases Report on Incarcerating the Poor—According to a new report by the ACLU of Louisiana, courts across Louisiana routinely jail people for no reason other than their inability to pay court-ordered fines, even though that practice was deemed unconstitutional more than thirty years ago.
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