In the appeal of a lower court ruling permanently blocking the state’s “heartbeat” ban, attorneys for the state lay out their argument as to why Roe v. Wade should be overturned.
Even though a federal court declared the law a “blatant violation of the constitutional guarantees afforded to all women,” anti-choice lawmakers want the state to spend even more money defending it.
Angry that he was unable to gather enough signatures in time, the sponsor of an amendment to put anti-choice bills up for a vote blames the only abortion provider in the state for the effort’s failure.
A look at the past shows that whatever avenue is taken, the fight for abortion rights in North Dakota will be long and expensive.
The governor believes constitutional rights should be reexamined, and one activist believes they should up for public input. But should they?
As news spreads that the most devastating abortion laws in the nation were signed in North Dakota, the state’s only abortion clinic is getting financial support, while the governor is receiving spiritual “attaboys.”
Eager to move on to the court challenges that inevitably await, Gov. Dalrymple signs multiple bills that will provoke court challenges to Roe v. Wade.
All eyes turn to North Dakota’s governor as bills that could potentially end abortion in the state hit his desk for approval.
North Dakota is doubling down on the baby-making this year by sticking amendments forbidding sex-ed programs into anti-abortion bills.
The governor of North Dakota has three days to sign a heartbeat ban into law, but that might not matter. Even among anti-choice legal experts, it’s a given that the bill won’t ever stop anyone from getting an abortion.