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Politics in the 701

Urgent Act: Senators Cramer and Hoeven vote against Right to Contraction Act

June 13, 2024Last week North Dakota’s federal delegation cast votes that, yet again, fail to protect the health and future of millions of Americans. On June 5th, the U.S. Senate voted on the Right to Contraception Act, a simple bill that protects the right to contraception, which has been threatened across the country. Despite overwhelming public […]

Can Politics Be Positive?

By: Faye Seidler, Suicide Prevention Advocate May 30, 2024 “I work in suicide prevention, which is work that focuses on hope. While we often think about this topic in regard to mental health, it’s so much broader than that. It’s how we feel connected to our community or not, our access to resources or opportunities, […]
By: Amy Jacobson, Executive Director, Prairie Action ND May 31, 2024 “Yesterday Donald Trump became the first former president in United States history to be convicted on criminal charges. Despite facing threats and harassment, a jury of everyday Americans had the courage to weigh the evidence and convict Trump of 34 felonies for deceiving voters […]

Poll Finds ND GOP Voters Fear Country Losing Christian Values

By: Michael Standaert, North Dakota News Cooperative May 28, 2024 Support for “Christian nationalist” ideas mixed. Republican voters in the state have conservative Christian ideals they believe should be reflected in political decisions, but only up to a point, a new North Dakota Poll has found.  Of voters surveyed, 73% fear that if the U.S. […]

North Dakota Joins Lawsuit Against U.S. Department of Education Over New Title IX Regulations; ACLU Comments

By: Janna Farley, Communications Director, ACLU May 7, 2024 Trans youth continue to be used by elected leaders in North Dakota as a political punching bag as Attorney General Drew Wrigley joins five other state attorneys general filing suit against the U.S. Department of Education over updated regulations that make it clear that Title IX […]