All Fireworked Up

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This will likely become a debate about personal freedom.

On July 17, the Fargo City Commission voted 4-1 to study changing Fargo’s ordinance against detonating fireworks within city limits.

“People are doing it, anyway,” goes one argument for allowing fireworks within city boundaries. “People in West Fargo can do it,” runs another. “I should be able to do what I want on my own property,” goes a third. 

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Kids Just Wanna Have Their Planet

Climate Lawsuits Aim to Hold Governments Accountable —

Leave it to a bunch of kids. / Twenty-one of them from around the United States filed a “constitutional climate lawsuit” against the U.S. government in 2015. At the time, they ranged in age from 9 to 20. For the most part they were, and still are, people with next-to-zero voice in our formal political system. Even so, they’re out in front of a new offensive in the environmental struggle…

Climate Lawsuits Aim to Hold Governments Accountable

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Leave it to a bunch of kids.

Twenty-one of them from around the United States filed a “constitutional climate lawsuit” against the U.S. government in 2015. At the time, they ranged in age from 9 to 20. For the most part they were, and still are, people with next-to-zero voice in our formal political system. Even so, they’re out in front of a new offensive in the environmental struggle.

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