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Groups on both sides of the issue have been preparing to take their case to Minnesota voters. Abortion could now be a defining theme of the 2022 campaign.
Less than 50 years ago, abortion was illegal in most states. Some Minnesotans remember it well.
Minnesota is flanked by states that immediately outlawed abortion when the Dobbs ruling came down, either through so-called "trigger bans" or by reverting to legislation pre-dating Roe.
Activism over decades elevated the issue to a fundamental tenet of the Republican Party.
Sites in Minneapolis, St. Paul and Rochester will split $8.7 million in grants.
The White House will send clinical personnel to Minnesota to staff existing state-run testing locations, transforming them into "test-to-treat" sites where eligible patients can get a prescription for the antiviral drug Paxlovid.
It's unlikely that grief will translate into policy changes.
The two countries are seeking to join NATO in response to the Russian invasion of Ukraine.
Delegates also endorsed Secretary of State Steve Simon, who is seeking a third term.
The first day of the party's state convention focused on incumbents' track records and the possibility that Roe v. Wade could be overturned.