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Measure 5 spending tops $1 million

November 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS The Humane Society of the United States and its legislative fund have contributed more than $675,000 to the campaign supporting passage of Measure 5 on the North Dakota general election ballot. Continue Reading

Opinions vary on animal cruelty measure in Dickinson forum

November 1, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Finding someone in favor of animal abuse might be hard to do. Representatives of both sides of a measure to increase the penalty for abuse to dogs, cats and horses say they have the best interest of these companion animals at heart. But opinions differ on how to provide more protection through the law. Continue Reading

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Measure 5 Spending Tops $1 Million

November 1, 2012 in WDAZ

The Humane Society of the United States and its legislative fund have contributed more than $675,000 to the campaign supporting passage of Measure 5 on the North Dakota general election ballot. Continue Reading

Measure 5 spending tops $1 million

November 1, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The Humane Society of the United States and its legislative fund have contributed more than $675,000 to the campaign supporting passage of Measure 5 on the North Dakota general election ballot.
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Animal cruelty poll findings unsurprising for both sides

October 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS In the bitterly contentious fight over an animal cruelty measure on next week’s ballot in North Dakota, both sides agree that the initiated measure appears to have solid majority support among voters, as suggested by results of a Forum Communications poll released on Saturday. Continue Reading

Supporting Measure 5

October 27, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Linda Edens, Dickinson, and her dog, Tango, speak with Darci Adams, Fargo, about Measure 5 on Saturday at a rally at the Dickinson dog park. Continue Reading

Poll: Majority favors ND animal cruelty law

October 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

GRAND FORKS Despite opposition by a coalition of groups that say the North Dakota Legislature should take the lead in toughening state laws against animal cruelty, a clear majority of voters appear to favor an initiated measure that would make malicious abuse of dogs, cats and horses a felony. Continue Reading

Barbara Lach, Kansas City, Mo., column: Let Measure 5 disperse cruelty’s threatening cloud

October 25, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Following too many political seasons of apathy and stormy arrogance in Bismarck comes a rainbow of opportunity to pass a law to stop some of the most extreme forms of human cruelty. Continue Reading

Daniel Mock, Braddock, N.D., column: Animal-rights groups see Measure 5 as a hoof in the door

October 19, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

Don’t be fooled into voting for the largest animal rights organization in the country and its handiwork this election cycle. Vote no on Measure 5 if you want to protect the rights of North Dakotans to write our own laws and do what’s best for animals. Continue Reading

Letter: Measure 5 wrong for North Dakota

October 15, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

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