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At the very beginning of this year, NCLR filed an amicus brief in one of the most important abortion rights cases to reach the U.S. Supreme Court in decades. We urged the Court to look behind the rhetoric about “protecting women’s health” that Texas used to cloak its onerous abortion restrictions, and to be deeply…

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September 20, 2016

White House Hosts Historic Meeting on LGBTQ People and People Living with HIV in the U.S. Criminal Justice System

(Washington, DC, September 20, 2016)—Today Today the White House hosted 150 formerly incarcerated LGBTQ people, policymakers & advocates to discuss unique challenges faced by lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) people and people living with HIV (PLHIV) in the criminal legal system. White House officials in attendance included Ashley Allison, Deputy Director of Public Engagement…

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