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Minnesota Lawmakers Push Anti-Protest Bill to Charge Activists Costs of Policing

HeadlineJan 26, 2017
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In Minnesota, lawmakers are pushing an anti-protest bill that would allow cities to sue protesters in order to charge them for the cost of policing the demonstrations. The legislation passed a Republican-controlled committee in Minnesota’s House Tuesday. It’s part of a series of anti-protest bills nationwide that seek to criminalize and discourage public demonstrations.

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