50th Anniversary Memories

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2016 is the 50th anniversary of the ACLU of Nebraska. We will feature several memories from our five decades of defending freedom in the Cornhusker state here. Do you have a favorite memory? Share it with us!

You have the right to film the police

32 officers stormed the home of an Omaha family. Their property was destroyed and they suffered physical injuries - all because of a license plate infraction. A story like this might have gone without a response, but thankfully a neighbor witnessed the incident and turned on a camera.

January 7, 2016 Criminal Justice

The Right to Wrestle

In 1988, a student in Nebraska was denied the opportunity to play sports.

February 11, 2016

Keeping a Family from Being Separated by HIV

GayLynn Brummett and her husband, Jay, wanted to be parents. They got married in 1989 and one year later learned that GayLynn was living with HIV. They decided that the best way to grow their family was to become foster parents.

February 18, 2016 LGBT Rights