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Statement of ACLU of Massachusetts on proposed MBTA fare regulations

The MBTA Fiscal and Management Control Board announced it will not move forward with a new policy that would have marked driver’s licenses for non-renewal when someone does not pay their MBTA fare. Too often, debt-based driver’s license suspensions perpetuate financial instability.

May 11, 2021

ACLU calls on Biden administration to shut down MA ICE detention facility

Our immigration system locks up hundreds of thousands of immigrants unnecessarily every year, separating people from their loved ones and exposing detainees to inhumane conditions of confinement. The Biden administration was elected with a mandate to fix our broken immigration system.

April 28, 2021

ACLU statement on Derek Chauvin guilty verdict

While this verdict brings rare accountability for police, achieving this outcome for George Floyd is only one step in addressing police abuse of power, disparate treatment, and excessive force against Black and Brown communities.

April 20, 2021