January Updates Roundup – The Latest News

Oral Arguments in Case to Undo Walz’s Emergency Orders Oral Arguments have been scheduled in the appellate lawsuit brought by Free Minnesota and the New House Republican Caucus to end Governor Walz’s de facto dictatorship. Details at Free Minnesota. Contributions are more than welcome! The Adventures of Dan & Tina There are three new stories at DanandTina.net this month. Go

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Update in Lawsuit to Undo Governor Walz’s “Emergency” Powers

As we head into the holiday season, Governor Walz continues to enjoy dictatorial “emergency” powers he first asserted way back in March. The legislature has been sidelined when it comes to making policy and enacting laws. The People have lost their representation. Now, even as the Michigan Supreme Court just decided that their governor’s exercise of emergency powers violated their

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Federal Lawsuits Challenge use of Zuckerberg Millions to Influence Local Election Agencies

St. Paul – The Minnesota Voters Alliance, today announced its participation with the Thomas More Society and several other civic organizations filing federal lawsuits in four battleground states to stop private money being used to influence the administration of elections by government officials. The MVA today filed its suit against the City of Minneapolis in US District Court, with additional

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Appeal Seeks Supreme Court Review to End Walz’s ‘Emergency’ Powers

| Press Conference Announcing Appeal | Free Minnesota, a coalition of citizens and small businesses filed a petition for Quo Warranto lawsuit in May, alleging that the governor was beyond the executive authority granted him by the state constitution and has been exercising purely legislative power by issuing his numerous decrees in response to the Covid-19 virus. The lawsuit was

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Dayton-Appointed Judge Rules Walz may Continue Dictatorship in Perpetuity

| Free Minnesota Coalition will Appeal | Ramsey County District Court Judge Thomas Gilligan, a Dayton-Appointee today ruled that Governor Walz may continue to usurp the legislative process in perpetuity. Free Minnesota, a coalition of citizens and small businesses filed a petition for Quo Warranto lawsuit in May, alleging that the governor was beyond the executive authority granted him by

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Press Release: Candidate Sues Ramsey County for Unlawful Handling of Absentee Ballots

Dan McGrath is no Stranger to Election Integrity Battles [Updated 7/27/2020: Hearing Date Set, Ramsey County Ordered to Show Cause] Minneapolis – Dan McGrath is a candidate for county commissioner in Ramsey County’s 2nd Commissioner District. He’s also a member of the Minnesota Voters Alliance and has a long history of working for integrity in Minnesota’s elections. On Thursday, he

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Hearing in Lawsuit to Undo Walz’s Emergency Orders

St. Paul – Judge Thomas Gilligan will convene a hearing on July 16th to determine whether Governor Walz acted within his authority in issuing numerous peacetime emergency orders. The Free Minnesota Coalition, with dozens of small businesses, has been joined by 13 members of the state legislature from both the House and the Senate in pressing a Quo Warranto case

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Beware the Left’s Mail-in Voting Scheme

Offered as an ostensible solution to social distancing concerns brought about by Covid-19, the national campaign for mail-in ballots should not be confused with current, state-run absentee voting systems. Despite what proponents say, it’s not the same. The Natural Disaster and Emergency Ballot Act of 2020 was authored by two Democrat Senators, including Minnesota’s own Amy Klobuchar. There are many

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Press Release: Minnesota Small Business Owners Sue to Reopen

| Governor’s Categories to Shutter Businesses are Unconstitutional, Lawsuit says | Minneapolis – A group of small businesses on Wednesday announced that they are suing the state of Minnesota, claiming Governor Walz’s categories of “Critical Sector” and “essential” “Non-Critical Exempt Businesses” are unconstitutional under the U.S Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause. [ Read the petition, here ] The petitioning businesses are

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Closed Small Business Owners Suing the State

A group of small businesses is suing the state of Minnesota, claiming Governor Walz’s “shelter in place” and related executive orders are unconstitutional. The businesses say that just like their larger competitors, they should be allowed to stay open and operate within state and federal guidelines for mitigating the spread of Covid-19. The governor is outside his legitimate powers by

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