The right to participate in our Democracy is the most basic American right. The American Civil Liberties Union of West Virginia will work to defend Democracy and encourage all people to become engaged in civic life.
The First Amendment prohibits undue government interference with freedom of expression. A bedrock principle of the ACLU is to protect and expand this fundamental right. Freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of association and freedom of assembly have all been under attack in recent y
The fundamental constitutional protections of due process and equal protection embodied in our Constitution and Bill of Rights apply to every “person” and are not limited to citizens, but apply to every person, regardless of immigration status.