Scene at the Signing of the Constitution

What Everyone Should Know About the Government

Special Minnesota-Oriented Edition of new book Released Minneapolis – December 10th, 2019 Long-time political activist and organizer Dan McGrath today announced the release of a new book on the foundations of government that aims to inspire Minnesotans to be involved. In a mixed historical-contemporary context, its underlying message is that individuals can play a powerful role in the political process.

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Convicted felons

Should Felons Govern the Law-Abiding?

Should people still serving a sentence for felony crimes be electing our judges, sheriffs, prosecutors and lawmakers? The American Civil Liberties Union thinks so and aims to circumvent Minnesota’s law and Constitution with a lawsuit filed last month. The ACLU is asking the court to grant voting rights to violent, corrupt or potentially dangerous criminals who are still serving time

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What is the Secretary of State Hiding?

Calling the secretary of state’s position “untenable,” Ramsey County judge Frisch granted summary judgement to the Minnesota Voters Alliance in its Data Practices Act lawsuit and ordered the immediate release of public election data. A year later, the fight continues. After a three-judge court of appeals panel unanimously rejected the secretary’s appeal, the landmark case is moving through the Minnesota

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