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2022 (MMXXII) is the current year. It is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2022nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 22nd year of the 3rd millennium and the 21st century, and the 3rd year of the 2020s decade.
- On March 28, 2022, the state of Florida enacted The Parental Rights in Education Act, labeled the "Don't Say Gay Bill" by critics. Several stated fallowed their lead and enacted legislation, severely limiting the rights of gay and gender minority children and their parents.
- In 2022, the terrorist organization known as "the Proud Boys", a far-right neo-fascist, group initiated a number of demonstrations/attacks on the events known as "Drag Queen Story Hour" at local libraries, shouting obscenities and terrifying the children and their parents.
- On June 24, 2022, the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization on the grounds the right to abortion was not "deeply rooted in this Nation's history or tradition", it was not considered a right when the Due Process Clause was ratified in 1868, and was unknown in U.S. law until Roe.
- Peter Lamborn Wilson known under the pen-name of Hakim Bey passed away on May 23, 2022.