The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota filed motions to dismiss the charges brought against their client, Kandace Montgomery, that stem from a December rally at the Mall of America. Attorneys representing the other defendants who face charges also filed motions to dismiss. Montgomery is one of the 11 charged with organizing the rally and faces eight different charges. Read more.
We made progress on much of our legislative agenda during the 2015 session. Unfortunately, the Legislature also missed several opportunities to enact new laws to protect civil liberties this year. While the session had its share of disappoints, here a few key highlights.