LGBTQ+ Rights

The ACLU seeks to create a just society for all LGBTQ+ people regardless of race or income. 

Open Government

Vermonters are rightly proud of their state’s tradition of local, direct democracy and respect for constitutional principles.

Police Accountability

The policies and actions of the police are instrumental in deciding who gets stopped, searched, arrested, and funneled into the criminal justice system; indeed, the United States’ overincarceration crisis begins at the front end of the system.

Police Reform

The ACLU’s advocacy against police violence began in the 1920s, shortly after our founding, and has continued for the next 100 years.

Prisoners’ Rights

The United States has the highest incarceration rate in the worlda rate five to ten times higher than those of countries like Canada, France, and the UK.