Criminal Justice

The U.S. Constitution's Bill of Rights protects us against suspicionless searches and seizures. It guarantees due process to individuals who are accused of crimes and humane treatment to those who are incarcerated.

Free Speech & Expression

The right to express yourself regardless of the popularity of your views is fundamental to a free and democratic society. We recognize that if one person can be silenced, all of us are at risk of being silenced.

Immigrant Rights

The U.S. Constitution guarantees basic rights and freedoms to all people in the United States and not just U.S. citizens.

LGBT Rights

The U.S. Constitution guarantees equal protection under the law. As such, every person deserves the same legal rights and protections, no matter their sexual orientation.

Police Practices

Police have the vital and difficult job of protecting public safety. Performing this job effectively does not require sacrificing civil liberties. All Minnesota law enforcement agencies-from the state patrol to city police forces-need to respect the rights of individuals while enforcing the law.

Prisoner Rights

The population in American prisons and jails has tripled in the past 15 years.

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