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Civil liberties are freedoms guaranteed by the U.S. Constitution. One of the watch dogs for your civil liberties is the Americans Civil Liberties Union. McKenna Raney-Gray, an attorney with the ACLU Mississippi will discuss the rights of LGBTQ Americans. https://www.aclu-ms.org/en/biographies/mckenna-raney-gray-lgbtq-justice-project-staff-attorney


ACLU Mississippi has a great page where you can learn more about protecting YOUR rights: police encounters, voting rights, constitutional rights, in addition to LGPBQ Student rights, Immigrant Rights and Abortion Rights. https://www.aclu-ms.org/


LGBTQ Justice Project https://www.aclu-ms.org/en/campaigns/lgbtq-justice-project

ACLU OF MS OPPOSES HB 1523 – RELIGIOUS LIBERTY ACCOMMODATIONS ACT https://www.aclu-ms.org/en/press-releases/aclu-ms-opposes-hb-1523-religious-liberty-accommodations-act

SB 2536: ANTI-TRANSGENDER STUDENT ATHLETE https://www.aclu-ms.org/en/legislation/sb-2536-anti-transgender-student-athlete


Absentee ballots are available now and Absentee Voting, is available during the work week and the morning of Saturday, October 29th 2022 for the November 8th election at your Circuit Clerk’s Office.

https://www.sos.ms.gov/content/documents/elections/2022%20Elections%20Calendar.pdf


ACLU Mississippi has a printable card on their website to present to a poll worker if for transgender voters if their gender identity is different  than the sex that was recorded on their birth certificate. https://www.aclu-ms.org/sites/default/files/field_documents/poll_workers_how-to_card_for_trans_voters.pdf




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