The following Minnesota organizations have endorsed the MN ASAP Resolution.

Have you/your organization endorsed the MN ASAP resolution? Great!  Now let President Obama and your Member of Congress know.

City Councils

  • Duluth City Council (5-1-3)
  • Minneapolis City Council (Unanimous)
  • Mounds View City Council (Unanimous)
  • Saint Paul City Council (Unanimous)

Peace & Social Justice Groups

  • Alternatives to War:  (Saint Cloud, MN)
  • Appetite for Change (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Brainerd Area Coalition for Peace (BACP): (Brainerd, MN)
  • Carondelet Village Peacemakers
  • Friends for a Nonviolent World: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Grandmothers for Peace Minnesota
  • Grandmothers for Peace - Northland Chapter:  (Duluth, MN)
  • Marshall Area Peace Seekers (Marshall, MN)
  • Merriam Park Neighbors for Peace: (Saint Paul, MN)
  • Middle East Peace Now
  • Minnesota Alliance of Peacemakers: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Minnesota Peace Action Coalition: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Minnesota Peace Project (Leadership Team), St. Paul, MN
  • Minnesota Peacebuilding Leadership Institute
  • MN Branch of the Women's International League for Peace and Freedom
  • MPIRG (Minnesota Public Interest Research Group)
  • Northland Anti-War Coalition: (Duluth, MN)
  • Peace and Social Justice Writers Group:  (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Peace Non-Violence Curriculum
  • People of Faith Peacemakers: (Circle Pines, MN)
  • Red River Veterans for Peace, Chapter 154, (Fargo-Moorhead)
  • South East MN Alliance of Peacemakers (SEMNAP): (Rochester, MN)
  • Twin Cities Peace Campaign:  (Minneapolis, St. Paul, MN)
  • United Students Against Sweatshops (National Coordinating Committee)
  • Veterans for Peace, Chapter 27:  (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Veterans for Peace, Chapter 80: (Duluth, MN & Iron Range)
  • Veterans for Peace, Chapter 115: (Red Wing, MN)
  • Winds of Peace Foundation: (Kenyon, MN)
  • Witness for Peace: Minnesota
  • Women Against Military Madness (WAMM), (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Women's International League for Peace & Freedom, MN Metro Branch

Non Profit Organizations

  • Alliance for Sustainability: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Alliant Action: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • ASDIC Metamorphosis
  • Citizens for Global Solutions (Board):  (Minnesota Chapter)
  • Community Action Duluth: (Duluth, MN)
  • Foundation for Global Community: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Haiti Justice Committee, MN:  (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Listening House of St. Paul
  • Loaves and Fishes: (Duluth, MN)
  • Military Families Speak Out, Minnesota.  (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Minnesota Break the Bonds: (Minnesota)
  • Minnesota Citizens Federation, North East: (Duluth, MN)
  • MN Health Care Coalition (MN Statewide Organization)
  • North Suburban Progressives: (Mounds View, MN)
  • Redeemer Center for Life
  • Seward Neighborhood Group
  • Twin Ports SOA Watch: (Duluth, MN)
  • WHealthy Human Village: (Minneapolis, MN)

  • World Without Genocide at William Mitchell College of Law

Churches & Church Groups

  • 211 members of the Hennepin Avenue United Methodist Church (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Church Council of Holy Trinity Lutheran Church: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Community of Saint Martin: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Dayton Avenue Presbyterian: Social Justice Committee: (St. Paul, MN)
  • Duluth / Superior Religious Society of Friends: (Duluth, MN
  • Every Church a Peace Church: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Faith Mennonite Church: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • First Unitarian Universalist Church of Rochester: Social Justice Council: (Rochester, MN)
  • Franciscan Sisters of Little Falls Leadership Team: (Little Falls, MN)
  • Holy Trinity Peace and Justice Committee (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Interfaith Peacemakers of Edina: (Edina, MN)
  • Joint Franciscan-Benedictine Justice Committee: (Saint Joseph & Little Falls, MN)
  • Lutheran Church of Christ the Redeemer (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Macalester Plymouth United Church PeaceMakers: (Saint Paul, MN)
  • Minneapolis Area and Saint Paul Area Synod Peace with Justice Committee of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America.
  • Minneapolis Friends Meeting (Quakers): (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Minnesota Fellowship of Reconciliation
  • Minnesota Interfaith Power and Light
  • Pax Christi Statewide Convention (Minnesota)
  • Pax Christi, USA, Rochester Chapter
  • Peace United Church of Christ Coordinating Council & Just Peace Committee: (Duluth, MN)
  • Peace United Church of Christ: (Rochester, MN)
  • Pilgrim Lutheran Church: (Saint Paul, MN)
  • Presbytery of the Twin Cities Peace & Justice Task Force: (St. Louis Park)
  • Prospect Park United Methodist Church: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Redeemer Lutheran Church (Minneapolis)
  • Rochester Franciscans Leadership Team: (Rochester, MN)
  • Rochester Mennonite Church:  (Rochester, MN)
  • Rochester, MN Franciscans: (Rochester, MN)
  • Rochester, MN Friends (Quaker) Meeting: (Rochester, MN)
  • Saint Joan of Arc Church: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • School Sisters of Notre Dame, Office of Justice, Peace, & Integrity of Creation - Mankato Campus
  • Sisters of Saint Francis: (Rochester, MN)
  • Social Action Committee of Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Mankato
  • Social Concerns Committee, First Presbyterian Church Rochester
  • Social Concerns Committee, United Lutheran Church (Red Wing, MN)
  • Spirit of St. Stephen's Catholic Community: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • St. Frances Cabrini Parish Council (Minneapolis, MN)
  • St. Francis of Assisi Parish Rochester, MN Faith and Justice Team: (Rochester, MN)
  • St. Luke Peace & Justice Focus Group:  (Wayzata, MN)
  • St. Luke Presbyterian Session: (Wayzata, MN)
  • The Church & Society Committee of North Como Presbyterian Church, Roseville, MN.  See their version of the resolution here.
  • Unitarian Universalist Congregation of Duluth: (Duluth, MN)
  • Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Mankato
  • United Church of Christ in New Brighton
  • United Church of Christ in New Brighton Social Justice and Outreach Committee (New Brighton, MN)

Labor Organizations & Political Groups

  • 1st Congressional District Green Party, Minnesota
  • American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME)  Local 66:  (Duluth Area)
  • Chisago County DFL
  • Corporation Committee, Itasca Co DFL Progressive Caucus: (Grand Rapids, MN)
  • DFL Progressive Caucus
  • Duluth Area Move to Amend: End Corporate Personhood. (Duluth, MN).
  • Duluth DFL Convention: (Duluth, MN)
  • Minneapolis Area Move to Amend: End Corporate Personhood. (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Minnesota Libertarian Party (Therefore clause endorsement)
  • Precinct 7, District 15:  Maplewood, MN
  • Precinct 15 (Caucus, Feb. 2012): Eagan, MN
  • Precinct 16, District 44 (DFL Caucus, Feb. 2012): (Saint Louis Park, MN)
  • Saint Paul Area Move to Amend: End Corporate Personhood. (Saint Paul, MN)
  • Saint Paul Regional Labor Federation (AFL-CIO): (Saint Paul, MN)
  • Occupy Duluth
  • Occupy Homes Minnesota
  • Occupy Little Falls: (Little Falls, MN)
  • Occupy Saint Paul
  • Senate District 17 unit of the DFL
  • "Super Caucus" Rural, SE MN, Feb. 2012
  • Ward 2, Precinct 2, Senate District 6 (Precinct Caucus, Feb. 2012): Minneapolis, MN
  • Ward 5, Precinct 1, SD66:  (Saint Paul, MN)
  • Ward 12, Precinct 3 (DFL Caucus, Feb. 2012): Minneapolis, MN
  • Ward 15 Precinct Caucus (DFL, Feb. 2012): Duluth, M

Student Organizations

  • College of St Scholastica Campus Ministry: (Duluth, MN)
  • College of St. Scholastica Center for Just Living: (Duluth, MN)
  • College of St Scholastica Earth Action: (Duluth, MN)
  • Democracy Matters: (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
  • Eco-Conscious Campus: University of Minnesota (Twin Cities)
  • Fossil Free MN: (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
  • Hamline University College Democrats
  • IMPROV EDU, University of MN Student Group: (Minneapolis, MN)
  • Students for a Democratic Society (SDS), University of Minnesota, Twin Cities.
  • U Students Like Good Food: (University of Minnesota, Twin Cities)
  • UMD Students for Peace: (Duluth, MN)
  • University of Minnesota Students for the Horn of Africa
  • University of St. Thomas Allies
  • Women's Student Activist Collective at the University of MN: (Twin Cities)

Community Leader Endorsements

Members of U.S. Congress:

  • Representative Keith Ellison, U.S. Congress, MN, 5th Congressional District
  • Representative Rick Nolan, U.S. Congress, MN, 8th Congressional District

County Commissioners:

  • Ramsey County Commissioner, Toni Carter
  • Ramsey County Commissioner, Mary Jo McGuire
  • Ramsey County Commissioner, Jim McDonough
  • Saint Louis County Commissioner, First District, Frank Jewell
  • Saint Louis County Commissioner, Second District, Steve O’Neil

City Council Members:

  • Duluth City Council Member, Sharla Gardner
  • Minneapolis City Council Member Elizabeth Glidden
  • Minneapolis City Council Member, Cam Gordon
  • Minneapolis City Council Member Robert Lilligren
  • Minneapolis City Council Member, John Quincy
  • Minneapolis City Council Member Kevin Reich
  • Minneapolis City Council Member Gary Schiff
  • Minnetonka City Council Member, Bob Ellingson
  • Mounds View City Council Member Sherry Gunn
  • Mounds View City Council Member Al Hull
  • Mounds View City Council Member Carol Mueller
  • Mounds View City Council Member Roger Stigney
  • Rochester City Council Member, Michael Wojcik
  • Saint Paul City Council Member Amy Brenmoen


  • Mounds View, MN Mayor Mayor Joe Flaherty
  • Rochester, MN Mayor Ardell Brede


  • Lisa Albrecht, PhD, Associate Professor in the School of Social Work of the University of Minnesota
  • Imed Labidi, PhD, Cultural Studies and Comparative Literature, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
  • Paul Prew, PhD, Associate Professor of Sociology, Minnesota State University, Mankato
  • Nancy Rodenborg, PhD, Associate Professor of Social Work, Augsburg College
  • Leah Rogne, PhD, Assistant Professor of Applied Sociology, The University of Minnesota, Mankato
  • Peter Stark, PhD, Assistant Professor of Business Administration, Augsburg College

Political & Community Leaders

  • Bill Hilty, Representative, MN House District 08A
  • Frank Moe, Environmental Activist / Former MN State Representative
  • Josh Thelemann, Founder & Executive Director, Save Our Schools, Minneapolis
  • Ken Martin, Chair of the Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party (DFL)
  • Minneapolis Mayoral Candidate Jackie Cherryhomes
  • Minneapolis Mayoral Candidate Doug Mann
  • Minneapolis Mayoral Candidate Stephanie Woodruff
  • Executive Director of High Road for Human Rights, Mayor of Salt Lake City Utah (2000-2008), and Justice Party Presidential Candidate, Rocky Anderson
  • Betsy Tate Anderson, Hopkins School Board Member
  • Joel Sipress, Duluth DFL Executive Board
  • Daniel Fanning, Community Leader.
  • Jim Northrup, Anishinaabe Author and Vietnam War Vet.
  • Matthew Gieseke, DFL candidate for Minnesota House of Representatives, District 47A

Minnesota State Representatives & Senators who Signed our tax day letter to Congress asking for a Reduction in Pentagon Spending:

  • Sen. Sandra L. Pappas
  • Sen. Alice M. Johnson
  • Sen. John Marty
  • Sen. John Hoffman
  • Sen. Richard Cohen
  • Sen. Patricia T. Ray
  • Sen. Tom Saxhaug
  • Sen. Vicki Jensen
  • Sen. Vicki Jensen
  • Sen. Melissa H. Wikland
  • Sen. Jim Carlson
  • Sen. Dan Sparks
  • Sen. D. Scott Dibble
  • Sen. Ron Latz
  • Sen. Kari Dziedzic
  • Sen. Matt Schmit
  • Sen. Churck Wiger
  • Sen. Greg Clausen
  • Sen. James Metzen
  • Rep. Phyllis Kahn
  • Rep. Connie Bernardy
  • Rep. Mary Murphy
  • Rep. Alice Hausman
  • Rep. Sandra Masin
  • Rep. Roger Erickson
  • Rep. Susan Allen
  • Rep. Paul Rosenthal
  • Rep. Mike Freiberg
  • Rep. Frank Hornstein
  • Rep. Yvonne Selcer
  • Rep. Clark Johnson
  • Rep. Joe Mullery
  • Rep. Barbara Yanusso
  • Rep. Sheldon Johnson
  • Rep. Thomas E. Huntley
  • Rep. Thomas E. Anzelc
  • Rep. Michael V. Nelson
  • Rep. Jason Metsa
  • Rep. Linda Slocum
  • Rep. Patti Fritz
  • Rep. Mike Sandin
  • Rep. John Benson
  • Rep. M. JoAnn Ward
  • Rep. Mary Sawatzky
  • Rep. Shannon Savick
  • Rep. Jerry Newton
  • Rep. Rick Hansen
  • Rep. Rena Moran
  • Rep. Diane Loeffler
  • Rep. Kathy Brynaert
  • Rep. Carolyn Laine
  • Rep. Karen Clark
  • Rep. Michael Paymar
  • Rep. John E. Ward Jr.
  • Rep. Erin Murphy
  • Rep. Jeanne Poppe
  • Rep. Carlos Mariani
  • Rep. Paul Thissen
  • Rep. Diane Loeffler
  • Rep. Kathy Brynaert
  • Rep. Tim Faust
  • Rep. Carly Melin
  • Rep. John Persell
  • Rep. Tim Mahoney
  • Rep. Dan Schoen
  • Rep. Will Morgan
  • Rep. Kim Norton
  • Rep. John Lesch
  • Rep. Tina Liebling
  • Rep. David Dill
  • Rep. Andrew Falk
  • Rep. Melissa Hortman
  • Rep. Jim Davnie
  • Rep. Jim McNamar
  • Rep. Raymond Dehn
  • Rep. Lyndon Carlson Sr.
  • Rep. Jean Wagenius
  • Rep. David Bly
  • Rep. Zachary Dorholt
  • Rep. Laurie Halverson
  • Rep. Jason Isaacson
  • Rep. Joe Atkins

Minnesota House File 1249 / MN ASAP Resolution

Introduced in the MN State Legislature on 03/21/11

Total Co-Sponsors: 39
MN House: 37
MN Senate: 2
Minneapolis: 9
Twin Cities & Surrounding Suburbs: 26

MN State House:

Hilty ; Hausman ; Hornstein ; Brynaert ; Gauthier ; Anzelc ; Falk ; Greiling ; Kahn ; Mullery ; Scalze ; Winkler ; Hansen ; Persell ; Knuth ; Wagenius ; Benson, J. ; Thissen ; Johnson ; Lillie ; Atkins ; Slocum ; Huntley ; Mahoney ; Laine ; Davnie ; Murphy, E. ; Clark ; Moran ; Paymar ; Hortman ; Hayden ; Murphy, M. ; Rukavina ; Champion Hornstein ; Greene ; Carlson

MN State Senate:

Dibble; Marty


Letter from State Legislators
to Members of the US Congress
with Mention of MN ASAP Efforts

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