As the leading civil rights organization in our state, the ACLU of South Dakota believes in keeping the public informed about the state of their civil liberties. The work we do at the legislature, in the courts, and in our communities is important, but there is no better defender of civil rights than a public that is informed and engaged.

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Honor Pride Month from Anywhere 

You can't have a proper celebration without music. That's why the ACLU of South Dakota created a #SoDakPride playlist on Spotify. 

June 17, 2020

Good Relationships Are Better Than Lawsuits

Gov. Noem’s demands for tribes to remove their COVID-19 checkpoints and threat of legal action is an unnecessary escalation of the already strained relationship between the state and the tribes. In fact, it’s an apt illustration of the longstanding fight for indigenous justice in South Dakota.

May 22, 2020 Indigenous Justice