The American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Pennsylvania have filed a federal lawsuit to ensure that Pennsylvania mail-in ballots that are missing a handwritten date on the return envelope or dated incorrectly are counted.
A coalition of voting rights advocates filed a motion to intervene in Ball v. Chapman, the latest legal effort in the commonwealth to invalidate mail-in ballots that are missing a handwritten date on the return envelope.
In August 2022, two Philadelphia residents sued the city and, later, the Abortion Liberation Fund of Pennsylvania (ALF-PA) challenging a donation of $500,000 that the city made to ALF-PA.
On October 6, 2022, the ACLU of Pennsylvania filed a complaint with the U.S. Department of Justice and the Department of Education on behalf of seven students in Central Bucks School District who allege a culture of discrimination against LGBQ&T students, particularly trans and nonbinary students.
The Lancaster County commissioners failed to properly notify the public at least 24 hours in advance that they would be considering the elimination of their one ballot dropbox at their April meeting, as required by the state’s Sunshine Act.
On April 29, 2022, the American Civil Liberties Union of Pennsylvania filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Harrisburg, alleging that the city violated the First and Fourteenth Amendments by forcing climate activists to navigate a burdensome and expensive permitting process in order to hold