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Tonita Cervantes is suing Morton County, the city of Mandan and several law enforcement officers.
Federal authorities cite the lawsuit stems from an email chain in which one owner allegedly told various hotel owners and managers in Rapid City that she doesn’t want to allow Native Americans on property belonging to her.
Lissa Yellow Bird-Chase filed a lawsuit against the U.S. government after she was arrested during a traffic stop. A complaint alleged she was forced to remove her clothes in front of six BIA agents, including men, in an area where people could come and go.
Henry Helgeson was elected North Dakota's first first agriculture and labor commissioner. One of his duties was to promote immigration in the state.

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Marie Louise Bottineau Baldwin was the first known female Native American to actively work on legal matters, and she was born in Pembina in what would eventually be North Dakota.
Girls' high school sports participation has increased more than 1,000% since, according to the National Center for Education Statistics. Collegiate sport participation jumped more than 500%.
The nine justices are weighing whether to revive Mississippi's ban on abortion starting at 15 weeks of pregnancy, a law blocked by lower courts as clearly in violation of the Roe v. Wade precedent.
The scene at the court has become more tense following protests and threats against some justices prompted by the May leak of a draft opinion indicating they are set to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade ruling.
Despite the state of Minnesota recognizing Christina Lusk as a woman, the state corrections department placed her in a men’s prison, exposing her to discrimination and harassment, according to a lawsuit filed this week by a Minnesota gender equity nonprofit.
Despite the setback, the administration is moving ahead with other changes at the border in an attempt to advance Biden's plans to better manage migrant arrivals.

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A federal judge in Louisiana blocked U.S. authorities from lifting Title 42, which since March 2020 has empowered U.S. agents to quickly turn back over a million migrants to Mexico and other countries.
The abortion bans that would go into effect would prosecute providers, such as doctors, or pharmacists who provide abortion-inducing pills.
By entering the plea on Wednesday, now-former officer Thomas Lane avoided an upcoming trial on the more serious charge of aiding and abetting second-degree murder.

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