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Other Views: Measure 1 defeat sends a message

November 5, 2014 in Uncategorized

The convincing defeat of North Dakota Measure 1, the so-called “personhood” constitutional amendment, again reveals sophistication among voters that now has been expressed twice at the ballot box. The first was just a couple of elections ago when…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Doctor likens ND lawmakers to Taliban members on Twitter

October 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO ­â€” One of the Fargo infertility doctors who spoke out against a state ballot measure is drawing criticism for an online post comparing North Dakota legislators to the Taliban.
On Sept. 30, Kristen Cain, a physician specializing in reprod…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Fear part of North Dakotans Against Measure 1’s strategy

September 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakotans Against Measure 1 uses emotion rather than fact, logic and expertise to appeal to voters. They get the public to imagine future scenarios or relive painful past experiences of a loved one dying. For most people, this tends to bring abo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Fear part of North Dakotans Against Measure 1’s strategy

September 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

North Dakotans Against Measure 1 uses emotion rather than fact, logic and expertise to appeal to voters. They get the public to imagine future scenarios or relive painful past experiences of a loved one dying. For most people, this tends to bring abo…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Measure 1 aligns with convictions of North Dakotans

August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

What I like about Measure 1 is that it protects, in our Constitution, the clear choices North Dakotans have made for years in favor of life.
Solidifying our deeply-held North Dakotan convictions and laws within our state Constitution is what will re…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Letter: Measure 1 aligns with convictions of North Dakotans

August 22, 2014 in Uncategorized

What I like about Measure 1 is that it protects, in our Constitution, the clear choices North Dakotans have made for years in favor of life.
Solidifying our deeply-held North Dakotan convictions and laws within our state Constitution is what will re…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Personhood measure backers respond to end-of-life claims

August 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — Supporters of a North Dakota ballot measure aimed at banning abortion are preparing to distribute a “white paper” to counter what they claim are misleading statements by opponents about the measure’s potential impact on end-of-life…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Joraanstad: Let’s stop the Measure 1 deception

August 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Recently, there has been a huge push to label Measure 1 in a negative light. There have been articles written claiming Measure 1 is “the most dangerous piece of legislation ever proposed in North Dakota” (letter to the Grand Forks Herald, July 14…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Joraanstad: Let’s stop the Measure 1 deception

August 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

Recently, there has been a huge push to label Measure 1 in a negative light. There have been articles written claiming Measure 1 is “the most dangerous piece of legislation ever proposed in North Dakota” (letter to the Grand Forks Herald, July 14…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Voters deciding deadline for filing petition signatures

June 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota voters were deciding Tuesday whether to move up the deadline for filing initiated petitions submitted by citizens trying to change state law or the constitution at the ballot box.

Measure 1, the lone statewide measure on …continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com