Tag Archives: ACLU-PA

The Third Circuit’s “I Heart Boobies” Ruling is a Win for Young Women

By Amal Bass, WLP Staff Attorney In B.H. v. Easton Area School District, issued on August 5, 2013, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit upheld an injunction on the school district’s ban of “I ♥ boobies” breast … Continue reading

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Third Circuit Hears Arguments in the “i ♥ boobies” First Amendment Case, in which the Women’s Law Project Filed an Amicus Brief

Today, April 10, 2012, the United States Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (the court that hears appeals from the federal district courts in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, and the Virgin Islands) heard oral arguments in B.H., et al. … Continue reading

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Sexting: Potential legislation on teen offenders could unfairly punish girls

House Bill 2189 in the Pennsylvania legislature is a proposal to make “sexting,” the act of electronically sending or receiving nude photos, illegal for minors. While it sounds as though the bill is simply an adherence to child pornography laws … Continue reading

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Remembering Larry Frankel

Advocates for women’s equality lost a champion on August 28, 2009, with the death of Larry Frankel, former state lobbyist for the ACLU of Pennsylvania. For sixteen years, Larry was the voice of civil liberties in Harrisburg. He was one … Continue reading

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