Senator Brown should seize opportunity to help military families

Carol Rose

Carol Rose, executive director of the ACLU of Massachusetts, originally wrote this blog for

Read our letter to Sen. Brown (PDF)

New Civil Liberties Minute: Transgender Rights in Massachusetts

Listen to the latest Civil Liberties Minute podcast episode, wherein host Bill Newman discusses the newly passed Transgender Civil Rights Bill.

Listen to episode | podcast page

Judge issues temporary restraining order protecting rights of Occupy Boston demonstrators

Following heavy-handed crackdowns in other cities, ACLU and National Lawyers Guild sought protection for rights of free speech, assembly, petition, and association in Boston.

News release | Legal documents

A Win for LGBT Rights: State legislature passes Transgender Equal Rights Bill

Governor Patrick is expected to sign legislation outlawing discrimination in employment, education, housing, and credit against transgender residents.

News release | Massachusetts Transgender Political Coalition website