As part of our work in the defense of civil liberties, the ACLU of Montana issues reports, position papers, and advocacy materials that study and note developments in civil liberties. Below is a listing of some of our publications.
Faith was 13 years old when school officials first gave her an out-of-school suspension. This was the first of 20 suspensions for minor incidents she received as a student. Once, it was for hugging her boyfriend too long. Another time, because she was eating crackers in the hallway.
The 2017 Montana Legislature voted to adjourn sine die on April 28th. The battles that continued until the final minute were disputes over infrastructure and bonding bills. On May 11, the ACLU stopped the last bad bill from getting past the Governor's office.
New reports from the ACLU and MergerWatch reveal that one in six hospital beds in the U.S. is in a facility that complies with Catholic directives that prohibit a range of reproductive health care services, even when a woman’s life or health is in jeopardy.