How The ACLU Wishes to Continue RBG’s Mission

This month, the ACLU announced they are  suing Attorney General Jeff Sessions as a challenge to his issued directive that domestic abuse and gang violence are no longer grounds for asylum. This lawsuit is part of a year-long project highlighting different forms of gender discrimination serving as the ACLU’s “vision for social justice.” In 1972 RBG founded the Women’s Rights Project; Lenora Lapidus, current director of the Women’s Rights Project, states “We thought that now is really an opportune moment for us to launch this concerted effort to showcase and keep the public's attention focused on all of the different ways in which gender discrimination persists.”


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