Shaw writes, "Women in North Dakota are probably feeling safe because the Red River Women’s Clinic in Fargo, the only abortion clinic in the state, will move to neighboring Moorhead. That’s because abortion will remain legal in next door Minnesota. Sorry to say, things can change."
If our congressional delegation isn't paying attention to the Jan. 6 committee, if they're dismissive of its revelations, then they are derelict in their duties to our state, and our country.
Gates and his trust will own the land, and the family who sold it to him will farm it, and that's all legal under the law.
When the courts improperly read into the U.S. Constitution a right to an abortion that was never really there, they allowed our activists and politicians to entertain stark and unnuanced views on abortion because, thanks to the Roe precedent, they never expected to have to implement those views as law. But now that we have to, we're obliged to ensure that these laws are implemented fairly and without unintended consequences.
Port: Pro-life Democrat running for U.S. House says he takes a 'whole life' approach to abortion issue
Mark Haugen, the Democratic-NPL candidate for North Dakota's at-large U.S. House seat, feels it's important to remember that pro-life Democrats are a part of the party. "Are we the minority? Absolutely. But that's democracy," he said. "I have to work hard at explaining my position."
"The Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade reversal last week may have awakened a sleeping political tiger — American women. A CBS News/YouGov Poll reports 67% of women oppose the decision."
Democracy doesn't just mean participating in the political process. It also means abiding by the outcomes of that process, even when you're on the losing end. The most dangerous trend in America right now is the growing number of people who refuse to accept that.
"We are concerned about the safety and well-being of Sen. Cramer and his family in response to Michael Quinn’s violent and hostile pattern of behavior," a spokesman for Cramer said.
We're seeing a lot of partisanship in the wake of the Supreme Court's ruling. The Democratic-NPL is using words like "vile" and "evil" to describe it. Yet, without elected members of the Democratic-NPL, North Dakota's abortion ban might not exist.
Plain Talk: Wrigley will certify ND's bipartisan (you read that right) abortion ban 'in a matter of hours'
"I expect to be announcing that decision in a matter ... of hours not days," he said, adding that he doesn't expect to make the announcement today, but it's coming soon.