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January 23, 2018

Courts in 14 Alabama counties awarded $2.2 million to law enforcement agencies through civil asset forfeiture actions filed in 2015 – and in a quarter of the 1,100 cases, law enforcement sought to keep property seized from people who were never even charged with a crime, according to a report released today by the SPLC and the Alabama Appleseed Center for Law & Justice.

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January 12, 2018

The Southern Poverty Law Center and its allies filed a motion today to defend a ban on conversion therapy for minors enacted by Tampa, Florida, and challenged by an anti-LGBT hate group attempting to allow the discredited practice that attempts to change a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity

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January 11, 2018

Today’s announcement from the U.S. Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) – that it intends to allow states to impose work requirements on federal Medicaid programs – is really just an effort to curtail access to health insurance coverage for our nation’s most vulnerable people. 

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