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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We're Working Remotely and Harder Than Ever

We are living in unprecedented times. We know things feel scary. We want to reassure you that the ACLU-MN’s work to safeguard civil liberties goes on – and we’re working harder than ever – even though where we’re doing it has changed.

March 27, 2020

ACLU-MN Responds to COVID-19 Outbreak

At this unprecedented moment in our history, the ground can feel like it’s shifting nearly every minute. Our nation is facing a serious public health crisis, and it’s important that we do what we can to take care of ourselves and each other.

March 17, 2020

From a Traffic Ticket to Jail?

Minnesota law allows a driver’s license to be suspended if someone fails to pay a fine for a traffic violation or fails to appear in court in response to a ticket. These excessive fines and fees are hurting everyday Minnesotans, who just want to get to work and care for their families.

March 6, 2020

Sponsorship Opportunities Available for the ACLU-MN Liberty Awards

We are pleased to announce sponsorship opportunities for the 2020 ACLU of Minnesota Liberty Awards — an event honoring members of the legal community, our coalition partners and members of the community who are invested in the fight for civil liberties for all.

February 7, 2020