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Good Parents, Good Students, and Strong Families for New Mexico’s Future

“Pregnant and parenting teens are future doctors, lawyers, police officers, etc. They are capable of success, and it is our job to support their academic goals.” -Melissa Romero, Teen Parent On Wednesday, November 14, the ACLU of New Mexico and

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Kicked Out Of School and Publicly Humiliated For Pregnancy

ACLU Files Discrimination Lawsuit Against Bureau of Indian Education School GALLUP, N.M. – The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of New Mexico filed a lawsuit today on behalf of Shantelle Hicks, 15, who was initially kicked out of

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VIDEO: Don’t Filter Me!

httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MHM3AiK2fwA Some public schools are using web filtering software to block student access to positive info about LGBT issues and organizations. Blocking all LGBT content violates students’ First Amendment rights to free speech. They also violate the Equal Access Act,

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Clovis Municipal Schools Approve Gay-Straight Alliance

CLOVIS, NM – Yesterday, in response to a legal demand letter sent by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of New Mexico, Clovis Municipal Schools (CMS) announced that it approved students’ application for a gay-straight alliance (GSA). High school senior

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