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2017 Legislative Session Report

Most of our high-priority bills passed, many with bipartisan support, and an incredible number of bills we supported also made it across the finish line. We suffered no major defeats, as we were able to kill or obtain amendments to numerous bills that posed a threat civil rights and civil liberties.

November 1, 2017

2017 Legislator Scorecard

We created this scorecard so you can see where your legislators stand on a variety of civil liberties issues. We encourage you to use this information to give your Representatives and Senators feedback about their votes in the 2017 session.
October 12, 2017

The "48 hour rule" in Portland

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.

August 9, 2017

2017 Legislative Priorities

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.

March 20, 2017

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