LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit Rights

The ACLU works to ensure that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender people, and Two Spirit communities can live openly without discrimination and enjoy equal rights, personal autonomy, and freedom of expression and association.

Racial Justice

The ACLU aims to preserve and extend constitutionally guaranteed rights to people who have historically been denied their rights on the basis of race.

Religious Liberty

The ACLU strives to safeguard the First Amendment’s guarantee of religious liberty by ensuring that laws and governmental practices neither promote religion nor interfere with its free exercise.

Reproductive Freedom

Abortion is one of the most common medical procedures performed today, and it's incredibly safe. But laws that make it difficult if not impossible for a woman to get an abortion if they need one, particularly if they're poor, are increasing at an alarming pace.

Smart Justice

The ACLU Campaign for Smart Justice is an unprecedented, multiyear effort to reduce the U.S. jail and prison population by 50% and to combat racial disparities in the criminal justice system.

Voting Rights

Since 2008, states across the country have passed measures to make it harder for Americans—particularly people of color, the elderly, students, and people with disabilities—to exercise their fundamental right to cast a ballot.