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Beyond the Bans: State Attacks on Abortion in 2021

In the first months of 2021, two states passed abortion bans, and several more could soon join them. But there are also more subtle and nefarious restrictions on the horizon — bills that will push abortion out of reach without explicitly banning it.
March 12, 2021

Hennepin County: Let People Protest

Hennepin County is trying to prohibit people from generating noise, producing public art, holding posters or performing other forms of free speech in public spaces, including the People’s Plaza outside the government center.

March 6, 2021