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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Coalition Calls on Minneapolis City Council to Ban Facial Recognition

The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota and its partner, the POSTME (Public Oversight of Surveillance Technology and Military Equipment) Coalition, have released an open letter today calling on the Minneapolis City Council to pass the Facial Recognition Ordinance.

February 9, 2021

The Enduring Harms of Trump’s Muslim Ban

Families still remain separated, people are unable to celebrate life events or mourn the loss of loved ones, and dreams are faltering for millions of people worldwide.
January 19, 2021