There is nothing patriotic about holding toddlers at gunpoint. It’s hard to believe that this even needs to be said.
In recent weeks, a group calling themselves the United Constitutional Patriots illegally detained hundreds of immigrants at gunpoint in a remote part of the border near Sunland Park, N.M., and turned them over to U.S. Border Patrol.
The ACLU of New Mexico hosted a live stream on Monday morning discussing the 2019 legislative session in New Mexico.
In this conversation, we discuss our biggest victories and disappointments from the session as well as what the future of civil liberties looks like in New Mexico.
March 31 is transgender day of visibility, a day to celebrate transgender people and raise awareness of the discrimination so many face.
Like many New Mexicans, I live with felony convictions dating back decades. Slightly more than 20 years ago, an Albuquerque police officer arrested me for taking an end table off of my neighbor’s sun porch and charged me with residential burglary — a third degree felony.
This bill gets at some of the most important tools for fighting recidivism: access to good jobs, safe housing, and educational opportunities.
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