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Minnesota Republican State Rep Glenn Guenhagen Thinks LGBT Persons Are “Mentally Ill” And Should “Receive Treatment”

Minn Rep. Glenn Gruenhagen 
Credit: thecolu.mn

Sponsors bill forcing transgender people to use bathrooms corresponding to their ‘biological sex’  Said LGBT persons should ‘receive treatment’ instead of legal protections  A Minnesota Republican state representative named Glenn Gruenhagen has sponsored a bill which would force transgender people to use bathrooms corresponding to their “biological sex” instead of their identified gender. …

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Death And Disappearances Of Native Americans Occurring At Alarming Rates In Northern United States, Police Eerily Silent

Patti Larsen of Mending the Sacred Hoop, an organization focused on ending violence against Native women. Photograph: Zoe Sullivan for the Guardian

Local activists in Minnesota have been urging local, state, and federal law enforcement units to take seriously a disturbing trend of crimes against Native American women, efforts they claim have been met with callous indifference from police forces and lawmakers. Three Native American women have been killed and two more …

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Cop in St. Paul tells drivers to run over Black Lives Matter protestors on Facebook, tells them not to worry because they will win in court

Jamine Clark points to the name of his brother, Jamar Clark, on an upside-down flag bearing names of people killed at the hands of police outside the Minneapolis Police Department's Fourth Precinct, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, in Minneapolis. Black Lives Matter demonstrators have set up an encampment at the precinct which is near the site of the Sunday shooting of Jamar Clark by a Minneapolis police officer.  Clark has been taken off life support. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

A police officer, identified as Sgt. Jeff Rothecker in St. Paul, Minnesota, is under investigation for a Facebook post he made on  Martin Luther King, Jr’s birthday which suggest drivers encountering Black Lives Matter protestors on January 15  shouldn’t “slow down for any of these idiots who try and block the …

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