The organization is getting involved in the race because the stakes are incredibly high for civil rights and civil liberties issues, especially when it comes to the impact on Black and Brown communities, in St. Louis.
ACLU of Missouri Achieves Victory as Eighth Circuit Finds St. Louis County Police Officers Illegally Entered Residents’ Home
On Tuesday, the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals found that two St. Louis County police officers violated the Fourth Amendment rights of Jon Luer and Andrea Steinebach by illegally entering their home in the middle of the night without warrant and confronting them at gunpoint.
What we saw in the US Capitol last week serves as a call to action for all Missourians. Wednesday’s insurrection was inspired by the President’s false claims about the election and by federal, state, and local government officials that continued to elevate his lies.
ACLU of Missouri Files Suit to Enforce St. Louis Civilian Oversight Board Comply with Missouri Sunshine Laws
On Tuesday, December 22, the ACLU of Missouri filed suit against the City of St. Louis' Civilian Oversight Board on behalf of Phillip Weeks for the Board's failure to comply with the Missouri Sunshine Law.
Starting now, the Missouri Legislature must create a meaningful virtual option for the public to engage in legislative hearings.