The opposition to the ordinance that surfaced in late 1983 generally came from the Minnesota Civil Liberties Union (MCLU
), focusing mostly on the potential infringement on free speech, and from gays who feared the negative attention and police harassment the ordinance might bring to gay men who used the bookstores as meet-up sites.
The committee includes representatives from the Ministries of Interior, Foreign Affairs, Social Affairs, Justice, and the National Security Agency, in addition to the MCLU
. The same agencies sit on a National Committee for International Cooperation in Combating Terrorism, which was established in 1998.
The Yellow Medicine East School District [Minnesota] pulled the book: Little House on the Prairie on the complaint from a single parent that the book "contains racially offensive material about Native Americans." (3) The MCLU
argued to the board that ...
Taking a similar approach, the Minnesota Civil Liberties Union (MCLU
) filed a lawsuit in May against the St.