The ACLU of Oregon often takes positions on state, city, and county proposals that would have an impact on civil liberties and civil rights. The ACLU is strictly nonpartisan; we never support or oppose candidates for elective office.
We're urging the Portland City Council to revise the Portland Police Bureau's post deadly force procedures. Read our full testimony on the "48 hour rule" and compelled officer testimony.
The 2017 session of the Oregon State Legislature is well underway and the ACLU of Oregon is hard at work on your behalf. As the state's civil liberties and civil rights watchdog, we track hundreds of bills each year and provide testimony on many of them.
The War on Drugs has failed. We have a chance right now to take a smarter approach in Oregon, by passing HB 2355, to defelonize small-scale drug possession.
As a member of the Pro-Choice Coalition of Oregon, we are proud to support the reproductive health rights of all Oregonians through the Reproductive Health Equity Act, HB 3391.
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