Human rights are Minnesota values. It's time to bring Minnesota laws into compliance with internationally recognized human rights standards and ensure all Minnesotans can live with dignity.
You can help. Contact your elected representatives and tell them that you support the following priorities. Find your elected representatives with this tool from the Minnesota Secretary of State.
The Combating-Hate bill, HF1691/SF2003, would close loopholes that misclassify hate acts and allow victims to report hate incidents to non-law-enforcement entities.
Currently, Minnesota state law has loopholes that make it harder to classify racist violence. The Combating-Hate bill would close loopholes that misclassify hate acts and allow victims to report hate incidents to non-law-enforcement entities, like community organizations and the Minnesota Department of Human Rights. Additionally, the bill provides much needed support for the victims of hate crimes.
Bring Minnesota's Sexual Assault Laws into the 21st Century.
Ensure Accountability in Policing and Corrections
When people move with dignity, our community is a more just, safe, and peaceful place. In line with the Global Compact on Migration, develop and implement policies that ensure respect, protection, and fulfillment of the human rights of all migrants, regardless of their migration status, across all stages of the migration cycle.
Housing and health are human rights. Ensure that everyone has a place to live in security, peace, and dignity. Make sure every Minnesotan has what they need to stay healthy.
Crimes motivated by bias reporting expanded; crimes of assault, property damage, and harassment motivated by bias amended; Board of Peace Officer Standards and Training required to update training in recognizing, responding to, and reporting bias crimes; and money appropriated.
AHR Supports H.F. 707, Criminal Sexual Conduct Statute Amendments
AHR Support H.F. 321, U-Visa Process
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