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Letter to the Editor: Farmers, ranchers beware Measure 3

September 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Measure 3 on the November ballot will not actually protect farmers and ranchers. Instead, it will open up a flood of problems. Continue Reading

Measure 3 support not enough; Religious amendment to state constitution rejected

June 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO North Dakota voters weighed in on whether the state needed to bolster religious freedom in Tuesday’s statewide election. Continue Reading

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ND Amendment on Religious Regulation Fails

June 12, 2012 in WDAZ

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) A constitutional amendment to make it tougher for North Dakota government to regulate religious practices has failed.
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Voters address religious freedom on Measure 3

June 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

North Dakota voters weighed in on whether the state needed to bolster religious freedom in Tuesday’s statewide election. As of 9:10 p.m. Tuesday, 50 of 426 precincts had released ballot results with 41 percent voting yes and 59 percent voting no. Continue Reading

OUR OPINION: Too much uncertainty surrounds Measure 3

June 8, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Measure 3 on Tuesday’s ballot, the North Dakota Religious Freedom Amendment, would amend the North Dakota Constitution with the goal of protecting religious freedom. Measure 3 to some extent is uncharted terrain, and the fact that it’s a constitutional amendment would limit North Dakota’s alternatives if something goes wrong. Continue Reading

Measure 3 attracts big donations

June 6, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

As of Tuesday, North Dakotans Against Measure 3 received nearly $700,000 worth of contributions. Planned Parenthood contributed about $650,000 worth of support. Reports indicate $380,400 of that was through in-kind donations. Continue Reading

Religion measure attracts big money

June 5, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK Planned Parenthood is the biggest backer of a campaign against Measure 3, contributing to a financial advantage of more than half a million dollars over the religious measure’s supporters. Continue Reading

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Backers of ND Religion Amendment Say It’s Needed

June 4, 2012 in WDAZ

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) Supporters of a proposed North Dakota constitutional amendment on religion say the idea’s been endorsed by a number of legal scholars.
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Steven Morrison, Grand Forks, column: Measure 3 makes some more equal than others

May 26, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Must the state permit the polygamous marriage of those few Mormons and Muslims who believe in the practice?
Under Measure 3, the answer to this and other complex questions would be decided by the North Dakota courts. Continue Reading

Political poll credible, fair

May 21, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Last week, Forum Communications Co., parent company of The Dickinson Press, rolled out over four days the results of a North Dakota political poll focusing on two weighty state measures and two hotly contested candidate races. Continue Reading