As a leading civil rights organization in the land of 10,000 lakes, we at the ACLU of Minnesota believe it is our duty to keep the public informed about the state of their civil liberties. The work we do at the legislature, in the courts, and in our communities is important, but there is no better defender of civil rights than a public that is informed and engaged.


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Civil Liberties and Vaccine Mandates: Here’s Our Take.

Far from compromising civil liberties, vaccine mandates actually further civil liberties. They protect the most vulnerable among us, including people with disabilities and fragile immune systems, children too young to be vaccinated and communities of color hit hard by the disease.
September 2, 2021

Things to Know About the Revival of Trump-Era “Remain in Mexico” Policy

After a whirlwind of court actions this month, the Biden administration will be forced to restart a Trump-era border policy that sent tens of thousands of people seeking asylum to dangerous conditions in Mexico to await their court dates. Here’s what you need to know about this harmful policy.
August 27, 2021