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Report: Measure 3 threat to University System accreditation: Commission says ballot measure creates autonomy, implementation questions

September 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — North Dakota University System schools could risk losing accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission if ballot Measure 3 passes in November, a report from the commission indicates.
The proposed constitutional amendment, Measure…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Report: Measure 3 threat to University System accreditation: Commission says ballot measure creates autonomy, implementation questions

September 4, 2014 in Uncategorized

GRAND FORKS — North Dakota University System schools could risk losing accreditation from the Higher Learning Commission if ballot Measure 3 passes in November, a report from the commission indicates.
The proposed constitutional amendment, Measure…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

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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