We at the ACLU of Montana believe it is our duty to keep the public informed about the state of their civil liberties. While our work at the legislature, in the courts, and in our communities is imperative to our mission, it is equally crucial to have a public that is informed and engaged.
The ACLU of Montana, Western Native Voice, and the Native American Rights Fund sent a letter to the Principal of Polson High School to provide some background on the law that ensures that Native students are not prohibited from wearing traditional regalia at graduation.
Today, the US Supreme Court ruled in favor of Clayvin Herrera, affirming that the Crow Tribe’s hunting rights under the 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie remain valid.
Tuesday afternoon, Governor Bullock signed a bill that will end the harmful practice of suspending driver’s licenses of people who are unable to pay court debt.
In a win for Montanans, the state’s Supreme Court upheld a lower court decision on Friday April 26, blocking a law designed to restrict abortion access in the state.
At Liberty sits down with Meg Singer, the Indigenous Justice Program Manager here at the ACLU of Montana, and Lillian Alvernaz, the ACLU's first Indigenous Justice Legal Fellow, to discuss Indigenous justice and organizing for social change in Indigenous communities.
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