A cornerstone of our society, equal protection of the law is guaranteed by the Fifth and Fourteenth Amendments and reinforced by hundreds of local, state and federal civil rights laws. The ACLU fights to ensure that no one is subjected to unconstitutional discrimination based on race, ethnicity, national origin, sex, age, disability, religious affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, or citizenship status.
Hinton v. District of Columbia – Challenging Department of Corrections’ Policy of Discriminatorily Housing Transgender Individuals Based on “Anatomy” Rather Than Gender IdentityMay 11, 2021
Chebli v. Kable – Arab-American put on No-Fly List for refusing to become FBI informantApril 6, 2021
Gordon v. United States - Enforcement of the Equal Pay Act to Eliminate Sex-Based Pay DisparityOctober 31, 2018