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March 30, 2016
FDA decision will boost access to medication abortions in Fargo, elsewhere
BISMARCK – Abortion opponents suffered a blow Wednesday when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved a new label expanding the authorized use of a drug used in medication abortions, making the option cheaper and accessible to “many more women,” a lawyer for North Dakota’s...
March 30, 2016 - 5:13pm
January 19, 2016
U.S. Supreme Court’s refusal to review Arkansas’ 12-week abortion ban sets stage for decision on N.D.’s six-week ban
BISMARCK – The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to review Arkansas’ ban on abortion at 12 weeks of pregnancy, setting the stage for a decision on North Dakota’s petition for review of its six-week abortion ban that would be the strictest in the nation. North Dakota Attorney...
January 19, 2016 - 3:01pm
January 18, 2016
Letter: Forum editorial defends Burgum’s ‘enlightened’ pro-abortion rights stance
Doug Burgum recently entered the race for the gubernatorial nomination. When I asked him if all North Dakotans had a right to life, he said that he wasn’t going to comment on controversial issues at this point in the campaign, and he was sick of having to answer this question so...
January 18, 2016 - 10:45pm
November 19, 2015
ND petitions Supreme Court to take up fetal heartbeat abortion ban
BISMARCK – North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a state law blocked last year that would prohibit abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which would be the most restrictive abortion ban in the nation. The law...
November 19, 2015 - 12:44pm
November 13, 2015
Stenehjem: Supreme Court’s ruling on Texas abortion law could affect N.D. admitting privileges requirement
BISMARCK – The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision Friday to take up a Texas law that requires abortion clinic doctors to have admitting privileges at a local hospital could affect a similar law already in place in North Dakota, Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said. “What the...
November 13, 2015 - 5:23pm
October 20, 2015
N.D. gets extension for petitioning U.S. Supreme Court to hear fetal heartbeat abortion ban
BISMARCK – North Dakota has been given more time to petition the U.S. Supreme Court to take up a state law that would ban abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which is at around six weeks of pregnancy. U.S. District Court Judge Daniel Hovland declared the law unconstitutional...
October 20, 2015 - 8:19pm
October 14, 2015
Stenehjem: N.D. will likely appeal fetal heartbeat abortion ban to Supreme Court
BISMARCK – North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem said Wednesday he will likely ask the U.S. Supreme Court next week to review an appeals court ruling that permanently blocked a state law banning abortions when a fetal heartbeat can be detected. “It’s a longshot...
October 14, 2015 - 6:01pm
October 6, 2015
Letter: Politicians don’t need to tell us what’s best for family
Less than one year ago, I stood publically with North Dakotans Against Measure 1; an amendment that would have invaded our abilities to make personal medical decisions. North Dakota voters overwhelmingly rejected the measure by a 2:1 margin.
October 6, 2015 - 5:23pm
September 24, 2015
Pope tells Congress U.S. should reject hostility to immigrants, protect human life
WASHINGTON -- Pope Francis told Congress on Thursday that the United States should reject a "mindset of hostility" to immigrants, directly addressing...
September 24, 2015 - 12:57pm
September 9, 2015
State to use abortion litigation funds to pay attorneys’ fees in gay marriage ban case
By Mike Nowatzki Forum News Service BISMARCK – Some of the money set aside by North Dakota lawmakers to defend the state against legal challenges to its abortion laws will instead be used to cover attorneys’ fees awarded to lawyers for couples who challenged the state’s gay...
September 9, 2015 - 6:39pm
N.D. to use abortion litigation funds to pay attorneys’ fees in gay marriage ban case
BISMARCK – Some of the money set aside by North Dakota lawmakers to defend the state against legal challenges to its abortion laws will instead be used to cover attorneys’ fees awarded to lawyers for couples who challenged the state’s gay marriage ban. The state Emergency...
September 9, 2015 - 4:29pm
September 1, 2015
Pope Francis to allow all priests to forgive abortion during Holy Year
VATICAN CITY -- Pope Francis will give all priests discretion during the Roman Catholic Church's Holy Year to formally forgive women who have had abortions -- the Argentine pontiff's latest move towards a more open and inclusive church. In Church teaching, abortion is such a grave...
September 1, 2015 - 6:50pm
August 10, 2015
Ahlin: Planned Parenthood dustup needs a fact check
FARGO — As politicians ramp up hysteria over sting videos of Planned Parenthood employees talking about collecting fetal tissue or preparing...
August 10, 2015 - 5:32pm
July 22, 2015
Appeals court affirms ruling blocking N.D. fetal heartbeat abortion ban
BISMARCK -- A federal appeals court on Wednesday affirmed a lower court’s decision to block a 2013 North Dakota law that would have imposed the strictest abortion ban in the nation by outlawing abortion when a fetal heartbeat is detected, at about six weeks of pregnancy.
July 22, 2015 - 4:12pm
May 18, 2015
Marching for life
Quinnlyn Nelson said it took her a while Thursday to grasp the scope of the moment. Nelson and fellow Trinity High School senior Brittany Berger...
May 18, 2015 - 3:02pm