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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

Petition for extension: Secretary of state challenger urges ‘no’ vote on June ballot measure, Jaeger defends it

May 28, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK — The Democratic candidate for secretary of state joined a conservative activist Tuesday in urging North Dakota voters to reject a proposal that both said could have a chilling effect on voter-driven ballot measures.
North Dakotans will v…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

LLOYD OMDAHL: ‘Poll tax’ provision was not about race

October 28, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

In 1889, the poll tax was not about racial discrimination but financing roads an argument that continues today.
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Measures 1 and 2 offers voters chance to clean up ND Constitution

October 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Spring is not the only time for cleaning. The upcoming Nov. 6 vote on Measures 1 and 2 offers a chance to clean up two sections of the North Dakota Constitution. Continue Reading

Voters favor Measure 1 despite 2008 failure

June 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Measure 1, which would amend the state Constitution to allow legislators to be appointed to statewide office, appeared headed for victory Tuesday night. Continue Reading