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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If ICE Comes Calling, Know Your Rights

Immigrants are living in a climate of heightened fear and chaos, following President Trump's June 17 tweet that widespread pre-dawn raids were coming into the heartland.

June 24, 2019

Supporter Is Noted Human Rights Champion

When Dr. Steven Miles saw the notorious photos of torture victims in Abu Ghraib, a few questions kept bothering him: Where was the medical staff in all of this? And why didn’t they report the abuse?
 
June 24, 2019

Hundreds Flock to Warrant Resolution Day

Imagine being scared to leave your house, feeling unable to go to work or fearing arrest while driving your child to school. For those with an outstanding warrant, this is a daily experience.

June 4, 2019

New Tech that Should Scare You

Technology has become so powerful that if police want a daily report with a video of everyone who was kissing in public, appeared drunk or just looked “suspicious,” they can make it happen.
 
June 3, 2019

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