ACLU's 'Mobile Justice App' Launches In Minn.; Aims To Hold Police AccountableThe American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) of Minnesota released the "Mobile Justice App" on Friday, which officials said will empower individuals to hold Minnesota's law enforcement agencies accountable for their actions.
ACLU Says New App Holds Powerful Tools; Police Raise ConcernsThe American Civil Liberties Union will launch its "Mobile Justice App" in Minnesota Friday. The technology allows users to instantly send video of police interactions to the ACLU.
Judge Denies Plea To Expand Acceptable Forms Of Voter IDA federal judge on Monday denied a civil rights group's request that voters be allowed to use more forms of photo identification at Wisconsin's polls, marking another chapter in a string of legal decisions surrounding the politically-charged voter ID requirement.
Police Survey: Most Minnesotans Approve Of Local PoliceDespite recent high-profile police killings, most Minnesotans are still strongly supportive of their local police forces.
Activists Want To Fix Minneapolis Racial DisparitiesCommunity activists want to fix what they call racial disparities in Minneapolis.
ACLU Reaches Settlement With Gaylord PD In Civil Rights CaseThe American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota has reached a $40,000 settlement with the Gaylord Police Department and the Sibley County Sheriff's Office in a case that alleged racial profiling.
ACLU Findings: Dramatic Racial Disparities In Mpls. Police Arrest RatesThe American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) says the Minneapolis Police Department's arrest rates for low-level, nonviolent offenses shows dramatic racial disparities.
Some Concerned About Car Computers' Effect On PrivacyConnecting to the web on the road is a convenience that could be harming us. What is saved and shared has people concerned.
Lawsuit Dropped Over All-Star Game Ordinance The American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota has dropped a lawsuit challenging a Minneapolis ordinance limiting other events around the time of next month's Major League Baseball All-Star game, the ACLU said Wednesday.
ACLU Sues Minneapolis Over All-Star Game OrdinanceThe American Civil Liberties Union of Minnesota says they have filed a suit against the City of Minneapolis because of their establishment of a "clean zone" during the MLB All-Star Game this summer. The ACLU said their suit was filed on behalf of members of the One Day in July Street Festival Committee.
Same-Sex Couples Challenge Wis. Gay Marriage Ban A group of same-sex couples filed a federal lawsuit Monday challenging Wisconsin's ban on gay marriage, arguing the prohibition is unconstitutional and has denied them civil rights married couples enjoy.
Bus Driver Fired For Praying With Student PassengersA local pastor who worked as a bus driver said he was fired because he prayed with students on his bus. George Nathaniel III said children aboard his bus had a choice to engage in prayer or not. However, after a warning from the company that hired him, he was terminated last week.