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Yolo County
Contact Natalie Wormeli for meeting locations
For the Davis Campus ACLU contact JasonRifkind at (jarifkind at ucdavis dot edu)
For Yolo County (530)756-1900 For Davis Campus ACLU

The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is an organization that fights for civil liberties in the courts and the legislature. The ACLU is a national organization with local affiliates. Our local affiliates are the Davis Campus ACLU which does education programs and the [WWW]ACLU of Northern California (ACLUNC) which actually litigates.

Local issues

The American system of government is founded on two counterbalancing principles: that the majority governs, through democratically elected representatives; and that the power of a majority must be limited, to ensure individual rights.

Majority power is limited by the Constitution's Bill of Rights, which consists of the original ten amendments ratified in 1791, plus the three post-Civil War amendments (the Thirteenth, Fourteenth and Fifteenth) and the Nineteenth Amendment (women's suffrage), adopted in 1920, and also the [wikipedia]24th.

The mission of the ACLU is to preserve all of these protections and guarantees:

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