Suburbs such as Lake Elmo look to strike back against protests targeting homes

Protests pushed into the Twin Cities suburbs this summer — and now the suburbs are pushing back.



a group of men playing a game of frisbee: John Thompson, Minnesota Democratic candidate for district 67A, speaks during a protest near Minneapolis Police Union Chief Bob Kroll's house on August 15, 2020 in Hugo, Minnesota. Residents in Minneapolis have been calling for Kroll's resignation since George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis Police on May 25. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)


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John Thompson, Minnesota Democratic candidate for district 67A, speaks during a protest near Minneapolis Police Union Chief Bob Kroll’s house on August 15, 2020 in Hugo, Minnesota. Residents in Minneapolis have been calling for Kroll’s resignation since George Floyd was killed by Minneapolis Police on May 25. (Photo by Stephen Maturen/Getty Images)

Several cities are adopting or considering rules preventing protests at the homes of their residents. The proposed rules are a response to an August protest at the Hugo home of a Minneapolis police union official.

Hugo enacted a ban on protests that target residences, and Lino Lakes on Monday began a process to adopt a similar ban. In Lake Elmo, the city’s Public Safety Committee heard a presentation Monday about ban.

Several other

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