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ACLU of Illinois Testifies in Support of D.C. Statehood

Calling the step necessary to fix a flawed democracy, the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois today submitted testimony in support of House Joint Resolution 16, supporting statehood for the District of Columbia.

May 26, 2021