Photo: A protester holds a sign outside a community college theater before a town hall meeting with U.S. Congressman Leonard Lance (R-NJ 7) in Branchburg, New Jersey, February 22, 2017. (Dominick Reuter/ Reuters)
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The Arizona state senate has passed a bill that would criminalize certain forms of protest. This comes as angry voters confront Congress members at town hall meetings nationwide.
California could become the first state in the union to offer universal single-payer health care. A new bill has been introduced that begins the conversation.
Shana Alex Charles, Cal State Fullerton
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