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The ACLU is now a national organization with a 50-state network of staffed partner offices that file cases in state and federal courts. We appear before the Supreme Court more than any other organization except the Department of Justice. The membership department sends renewal notifications before your membership expires to ensure there is no discrepancy in your membership status. If you have any concerns about the notifications you receive, please contact the ACLU Member Division at 888-567-ACLU. On June 24, 2022, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a shameful decision, roe v. Wade, the nearly 50-year-old landmark decision recognizing the constitutional right to abortion. This decision is an unprecedented attack on women`s rights and reproductive freedom, and the implications will be immediate and far-reaching. Stay up to date on what we do and find out how you can get involved. When a room full of civil rights activists — led by Roger Baldwin, Crystal Eastman, and Albert DeSilver — founded the ACLU in 1920, the Supreme Court had yet to uphold a single claim to free speech.
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