MILWAUKEE - The ACLU of Wisconsin issued the following statement regarding Governor Tony Evers signing Assembly Bill 426.

“We are deeply disappointed by Governor Evers’ decision to sign this harmful and unnecessary legislation, despite strong opposition from environmental and civil rights advocates and Native Tribes across the state,” said Chris Ott, ACLU of Wisconsin executive director. “The ACLU of Wisconsin will closely monitor the enforcement of this law and oppose any attempts to infringe on the freedom of speech or criminalize people for making their voices heard.”