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.
Schools In Transition: A Guide for Supporting Transgender Students in K-12 Schools is a first-of-its-kind publication for school administrations, teachers, and parents about how to provide safe and supportive environments for all transgender students, kindergarten through twelfth grade.August 3, 2015 LGBTQ Rights
In many ways, county detention centers bear the brunt of a broken criminal justice system.February 1, 2015 Jails and Prisons Criminal Legal Reform
REPRODUCTIVE LOCKDOWN: An Examination of Montana Detention Centers and the Treatment of Pregnant Prisoners
In 2012, 27-year-old Angela Robinson was forced to deliver her baby girl on the dirty booking room floor of the Yellowstone County Detention Facility after her repeated requests for medical help over the course of several hours went ignored.June 29, 2013 Jails and Prisons Reproductive Freedom
The United States of America is one of the most religiously diverse nations in the world. We have such a rich tapestry of faith, at least in part, because our freedom to believe (or not believe) is protected in the Constitution.March 3, 2013 Freedom of Religion Free Speech
The imprisonment of human beings at record levels is both a moral failure and an economic one—especially at a time when more and more Americans are struggling to make ends meet and when state governments confront enormous fiscal crises.November 11, 2011 Jails and Prisons