District citizens bear the burdens of American citizenship without its full benefits. Congress dictates how D.C. tax dollars are spent, but we lack voting rights in either house of Congress. The ACLU supports full representation and statehood for the District of Columbia.

View the Timeline Towards Equal Footing detailing 209 Years of the District of Columbia's Efforts to Restore Self-Government.

View scenes from 2010 Statehood Events.

Read an article on D.C. Statehood – Towards Equal Footing.

Read a one-page flyer on D.C. Statehood Facts.

View D.C. Statehood Flag Facsimiles.

View the NARFE Convention D.C. Statehood Resolution.

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