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American Civil Rights Project

The American Civil Rights Project knows that Americans’ civil rights are individual rights, equally held by all (regardless of whether those rights are understood as a positive enactment of centuries of ratifiers or as the common endowment of all children from nature and nature’s God). The ACR Project exists to protect and, where necessary, restore the primacy of all Americans’ shared civil rights. And we need your help!

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The American Civil Rights Project, a public-interest law firm, seeks to assure that American law equally protects all Americans. The ACR Project needs your help to pay for its efforts seeking to accomplish that goal. The ACR Project is a tax-exempt public charity, under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, so all contributions to the ACR Project may be tax deductible under Section 170 of the Code.

Our Latest News

Letter to NY Demanding Abandonment of Race-Based COVID-care Rationing

January 21st, 2022|Blog, Submissions|

The ACR Project has demanded that New York State abandon its illegal, unconstitutional policy of rationing access to scarce COVID-19 treatments based on patient race and ethnicity. Under the policy, race and ethnicity dictate allocation of the most effective COVID-19 treatments away from those most at risk. That violates the 14th Amendment's equal protection clause, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act, and New York's own Human Rights Law.

Letter to Denver Public Schools Concerning “Families of Color Playground Night[s]”

December 15th, 2021|Blog, Submissions|

Today, the ACR Project submitted a letter to the Denver Public Schools, expressing concern with the "Families of Color Playground Night[s,]" which they system has held over the last several months at at least one of its schools.  We warned that this programming appears to violate the U.S. and Colorado Constitutions, as well as Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Californians for Equal Rights Foundation Petition Stage Amicus Brief (UNC)

December 8th, 2021|Blog, Filings|

On behalf of the Californians for Equal Rights Foundation, we filed with the Supreme Court this amicus brief, supporting the petition for certiorari before judgment filed by Students for Fair Admissions. The Court should take up the UNC case along with the Harvard one (whose consideration remains pending). They present a once-a-generation chance to correct previous errors, restore equal protection, and rid America of racial discrimination at both private and public colleges and universities.

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