Written Testimony of Lori Roman, President, American Constitutional Rights Union Action Ohio House of Representatives, Committee on State and Local Government House Bill 680 June 3, 2020 Thank you for this opportunity to weigh in on the important subject of voting integrity. At American Constitutional Rights Union we have worked on this issue every day for many years and we can appreciate the complexities that must be dealt with in these times. Our Board Member J. Kenneth Blackwell is the former Secretary of State of Ohio, Mayor of Cincinnati, and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Human Rights Commission. He regrets that he could not be with [...]
American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) supports the Second Amendment rights of New York City residents as the Supreme Court decides whether the New York City law criminalizing transport of registered guns outside the home is unconstitutional. The American Civil Rights Union (ACRU) has filed an amicus brief supporting the petitioners in the case New York State Rifle & Pistol Association v. City of New York in the Supreme Court of the United States. The Constitution clearly outlines the right to “keep and bear” arms. The right to bear arms is at stake in the case. New York State Rifle & Pistol Association seeks to overturn a decision to uphold [...]
The American Civil Rights Union Urges the Supreme Court to Protect Free Speech by Overturning Hill v. Colorado
7/11: The American Civil Rights Union has filed an amicus brief in support of the petitioners in Price v. Chicago, encouraging the Court to agree to take the case.
7/10: The victory is significant because it takes the federal courts out of the political gerrymandering thicket.
5/30: ACRU supports the Second Amendment rights of New York City residents as the Supreme Court decides whether the New York City law criminalizing transport of registered guns outside the home is unconstitutional.
Political gerrymandering is back before the Supreme Court this term in two cases, one of which is Rucho.
2/8: The American Civil Rights Union Asks the Supreme Court for Clarity in the Tortured Lower Court Decision of New Jersey Second Amendment Case
1/3: The Supreme Court will hear oral argument in this case on February 27, 2019, and a decision will be rendered before the end of June 2019.
9/11: The ACRU urges the Supreme Court to apply the right against excessive bail to the states through the Privileges or Immunities Clause of the Constitution which applies only to U.S. citizens.
7/27: The ACRU filed an amicus brief in support of a Petition for Writ of Certiorari in the Pennsylvania redistricting case.