Civil Forfeiture and the Effort to End this Practice PDF Print E-mail


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Tuesday, November 17
6:15 p.m.  Dinner & Social              6:45 p.m.  Program


Church of the Epiphany, 4900 Nathan Lane N, Plymouth

(1 block west of Highway on the South Side of Schmidt Lake Road)

Please RSVP to Kelly Guncheon



Think the 4th Amendment protects you from unreasonable search and seizure? Think again. Learn about civil forfeiture and the effort to end this practice. Don't know what civil forfeiture is - enjoy this entertaining and informative piece:



meagan-forbesWant to know more?  Please join us for next Tuesday’s (November 17) Westside Progressives meeting, which will feature Meagan Forbes, an attorney with the Institute for Justice Minnesota office who litigates cutting-edge constitutional cases protecting economic liberty, free speech, property rights, school choice and other civil liberties in federal and state courts.



Westside Progressives is a non-partisan educational forum that encourages civil and thoughtful discussion about social, economic, and environmental issues affecting Minnesotans.


Lasagna Buffet Dinner:  $10.

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MN's Leading Election System

With Secretary of State Steve Simon


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Listen to Secretary of State Steve Simon's excellent presentation on MN's outstanding election system emulated by many other states at the Think Again Brooklyns forum January 19, 2016.  Secretary Simon includes ways in which it can be improved, and he explains why it is important to vote.  He concludes with a quote from a tee shirt:  "Failure to vote is not an act of rebellion.  It is an act of surrender."

Get details on how to vote at

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How Oregon Became the Easiest Place to Vote in the US

By Lornet Turnbull
YES! Magazine
October 8, 2016


In January, Oregon became the first state in the country to begin automatically registering eligible citizens to vote when they obtain or renew their driver's licenses or state IDs, completely shifting the burden of voter registration from the individual to the government. 

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