Voting Rights

While the right to vote should be guaranteed to all eligible Americans, this fundamental constitutional right is constantly under attack.

Criminal Legal Reform

Increasingly harsh criminal justice policies over the last three decades have resulted in a system that relies on over-criminalization, mass incarceration, and racial injustice.

Immigrants' Rights

In recent years, government-sanctioned attacks on immigrants’ civil rights and liberties have increased in number and intensity. Immigrants face violence, discrimination, detention, and deportation, often without due process.

Reproductive Freedom

Since 1920, the ACLU has recognized that reproductive freedom is one of our most essential constitutional liberties. We have been at the forefront of the fight to defend reproductive rights since 1973, when the U.S. Supreme Court recognized the right to choose in Roe v.

LGBTQ+ Rights

Since 1936 the ACLU has been a force for LGBTQ+ rights, and we are proud to keep that fight alive in Kansas. Even as the nation moves forward toward equality for all people, there are also some who seek to create unnecessary obstacles for people in the LGBTQ+ community.

Racial Justice

“When we say black lives matter, it’s not because others don’t. it’s simply because we have to affirm that we are worthy of existing without fear when so many things tell us we are not.”
– Clint Smith

The First Amendment

The First Amendment is the foundation for a country free from tyranny and helps protect all of the other rights that are guaranteed to all people. It is comprised of five parts: freedom of speech, freedom of the press, freedom of association, freedom of assembly, and freedom to petition.