Civil Rights Groups and Allies Condemn White House Move to Censor Race and Gender Equity Training

Today, 121 civil rights groups and allies, including NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, and the National Women’s Law ...

LDF Files FOIA Requests Regarding President Trump’s Executive Order Combatting Race and Sex Stereotyping

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The NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF) has sent a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) seeking documents related to President Trump’s “Executive Order Combatting ...

Voting and Civil Rights Organizations Demand Gov. Abbott Rescind Anti-Voter Proclamation

AUSTIN, TEXAS — Today, a group of voting and civil rights organizations sent a letter to Gov. Greg Abbott demanding that he reverse his proclamation that closes down dozens of mail-in ballot drop-off facilities across ...

LDF Issues Statement on Release of Grand Jury Audio Recordings in Breonna Taylor Case

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Today, Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron released the audio recordings of the grand jury proceedings that resulted in former Louisville Metro Police Department (LMPD) officer Brett Hankison being charged with three counts of wanton endangerment ...

Court Rules that Presidential Law Enforcement Commission Violated Federal Law

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Today, the United States District Court for the District of Columbia ruled that the Presidential Commission on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice (Commission) has violated multiple requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act ...

Federal Court Rules Alabama Must Take Steps to Better Protect Voters During COVID-19 Pandemic

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A federal court issued a decision today that will help protect the health and right to vote of medically vulnerable Alabamians.  The ruling in People First of Alabama v. Merrill means Alabama voters will not need a witness or notary to vote ...

LDF, ACLU of Michigan, National Consumer Law Center, and Michigan Poverty Law Program File Class Action Fair Housing Lawsuit Against Vision Property Management for Targeting Black Homebuyers in Home Purchase Scheme

Detroit – Today, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, Inc. (LDF), the American Civil Liberties Union of Michigan (ACLU), the National Consumer Law Center (NCLC), and the Michigan Poverty Law Program filed a federal ...

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