Topic: Civil Rights

News Roundup: January 6 Hearing, Lawsuits in Wisconsin and Texas, and the Supreme Court

July 1, 2022
It was another week of blockbuster Jan. 6 testimony and earth-shattering Supreme Court decisions.

News Roundup: Pardons, Partisans and Our Endangered Democracy

June 24, 2022
It’s impossible to overstate the gravity of America’s current political situation.

News Roundup: Tightening the Net around the Fake Electors

May 27, 2022
The federal investigation into the scheme to create fake slates of pro-Trump electors has intensified in recent weeks.

Records Request to the Texas Governor’s Office Seeking Communications Containing Key Terms Related to Anti-LGBTQ Policies

April 25, 2022
Records request to the Texas Governor's Office seeking communications containing key terms related to anti-LGBTQ policies.

Records Request to the Texas Attorney General’s Office Seeking Communications Containing Key Terms Related to Anti-LGBTQ Policies

April 25, 2022
Records request to the Texas Attorney General's Office seeking communications containing key terms related to anti-LGBTQ policies.

Records Request to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission Seeking Communications Containing Key Terms Related to Anti-LGBTQ Policies

April 25, 2022
Records request to the Texas Health and Human Services Commission seeking communications containing key terms related to anti-LGBTQ policies.

Records Request to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services for Communications Containing Key Terms Related to Anti-LGBTQ Policies

April 25, 2022
Records request to the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services seeking communications containing key terms related to anti-LGBTQ policies.

FOIA to DOJ Regarding ÒReturned NoticeÓ Immigration Hearings

April 20, 2022
FOIA request to the Executive Office for Immigration Review and the Civil Division seeking records related to the practice of Òreturned noticeÓ immigration hearings.

News Roundup: Efforts to Overturn 2020 Are Not Over

April 15, 2022
Our fight for records from election reviews isn’t just about transparency — it’s also about exposing the blatantly partisan and dangerously anti-democratic motivations behind those sham investigations.

Texas Attorney General’s Office Records of Communications with Anti-LGBTQ Groups

April 13, 2022
Records from the Texas Attorney General's Office in response to American Oversight's request for external communications with specific groups anti-LGBTQ groups. These records include email communications.