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ACLU: Federal Monitor Good First Step Towards Reforming APD

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 4, 2014   CONTACT: Micah McCoy, (505) 266-5915 x1003 or [email protected]   ALBUQUERQUE, NM—Today the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico responded to Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry’s announcement that he had asked the

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ACTION ALERT: Ask ABQ Mayor Berry to Reform APD

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On Sunday, March 16, the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) sent a heavily armed unit to confront James Boyd, a homeless man who was “camping illegally” in the Sandia Foothills. The encounter ended with officers shooting and killing him. This is

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ACLU Pledges to Continue Fight Against Marijuana Prohibition in New Mexico

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SANTA FE, N.M.—Today, the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico pledged to continue to fight the injustices caused by the criminalization of marijuana in New Mexico after Senate Joint Resolution 10, a proposed constitutional amendment that would legalize

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Why Marriage Matters New Mexico – Suzie & Checky

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Albuquerque couple Suzie Corley and Checky Okun talk about their recent blessing ceremony within the Episcopal Church and why they want their relationship to be recognized as a marriage in New Mexico. This video was produced for the Why Marriage Matters

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ACLU Border Affiliates Oppose Border Enforcement Provisions in Senate Bill: Will Seek to Improve the Bill to Enhance Human and Civil Rights Protections

The ACLU Southwest Border affiliates, including the ACLU of California, issued the following joint statement in response to the Senate’s vote to proceed on immigration reform: The Southwest border affiliates of the American Civil Liberties Union strongly oppose the provisions

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