Topic: Civil Rights

Chaos, Confusion and Obfuscation at DHS Around Family Separation

May 12, 2020
Documents obtained by American Oversight provide further evidence of miscommunication and disorganization at the same time officials were issuing misleading public statements.

FOIA to HHS Seeking Directives and Analyses on Self-Managed Abortion

May 8, 2020
FOIA to the Department of Health and Human Services and Food and Drug Administration seeking directives and analyses on self-managed abortion.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Directives Regarding Inspection of Imported Abortion Medications

May 8, 2020
FOIA to the Customs and Border Protection seeking directives regarding inspection of imported abortion medications.

FOIA to FDA Seeking Communications about Self-Managed Abortion

May 8, 2020
FOIA to Food and Drug Administration seeking communications about self-managed abortion.

FOIA to CBP Seeking Communications about Self-Managed Abortion

May 8, 2020
FOIA to the Customs and Border Protection seeking communications about self-managed abortion.

No Records Response from EOUSA Regarding Religious Freedom Training

May 6, 2020
The Executive Office for United States Attorneys stated that the the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of New York had no records of training materials for the religious freedom training held by the Department of Justice during the week of March 9, 2020.

No Records Response from NPS Regarding Communications Concerning the LGBTQ Community

May 4, 2020
The National Park Service stated that it had no records responsive to American Oversight's request for communications containing key terms regarding the LGBTQ community.

News Roundup: Protecting the Right to Vote During a Pandemic

May 1, 2020
Like many things in today’s politics, mail-in voting has become a political flashpoint as the November election gets closer.

FOIA to OIP for Records Regarding the Facial Recognition Software Company Clearview AI

April 28, 2020
FOIA to the Office of Information Policy for records regarding the facial recognition software company Clearview AI, Inc.

FOIA to ICE for Records Regarding the Facial Recognition Software Company Clearview AI

April 28, 2020
FOIA to Immigration and Customs Enforcement for records regarding the facial recognition software company Clearview AI, Inc.