In the News

RALLY draws supporters of abortion rights (Mankato Free Press)
Activists put their focus on midterm election

Supporters of abortion rights gathered Thursday evening in St. Peter to protest the end of the constitutional right to abortion in the United States.

About 275protesters gathered at Minnesota Square Park for a rally organized by Indivisible St. Peter/Greater Mankato, ACLU Minnesota, and Planned Parenthood Action Fund for Minnesota, North Dakota, and South Dakota.

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St. Peter Pro-choice Activists Protest in Post-Roe America (St. Peter Herald)

An estimated 250 pro-choice activists lined up next to Hwy. 169 in the pouring rain on Thursday night, refusing to back down to the weather nor the US Supreme Court. The recent Supreme Court ruling on Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization, which overturned Roe v. Wade and granted states the ability to restrict or outlaw abortion, provoked a record outcry among members of progressive activist group Indivisible St. Peter-Greater Mankato.

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St. Peter Rally Calls for Action on Gun Control Measures (Mankato Free Press)

Artley and others at a March for Our Lives event Saturday afternoon in St. Peter said things can’t continue as they are as the number of mass school shootings and amount of gun violence escalates.

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Mass Shootings Trigger St. Peter March for Our Lives Protest (St. Peter Herald)

In the wake of the mass shooting that claimed 21 lives at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, St. Peter High School teacher Peggy Dimock felt incapable of ensuring her English classroom was a safe space for learning...The high school teacher was one of several speakers to push for heightened gun control measures at the March for Our Lives protest.

Organized by Indivisible St. Peter/Greater Mankato and Moms Demand Action St. Peter/Greater Mankato, the rally was one of hundreds of March for Our Lives gatherings in over 400 cities nationwide.

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Official 5th Annual Juneteenth Celebration


Whew! Juneteenth in Mankato was *hot* in all the senses of the word - galvanizing remarks by MN Attorney General Keith Ellison, amazing music, great local orgs advocating for important causes. Thank you to the Greater Mankato Diversity Council and the City of Mankato for hosting this event!

Saint Peter & Mankato for Roe