A bill signed into law today by Republican Gov. Jack Dalrymple is the strictest anti-abortion measure on the books in any state.SEE ALSO: North Dakota tries to market itself as hookup haven, failsThe law bans abortions as soon as a fetal heartbeat is detected. That can happen as early as six weeks i ... More >>
North Dakota is establishing itself as the most anti-abortion state in the nation with "personhood" bills that are working their way through the GOP-dominated Legislature.SEE ALSO: North Dakota Capitol reporters repeatedly warned about wearing revealing clothing If either of the measures are ultimat ... More >>
-- Original post published February 5 at 11:22 a.m. -- Pike Bay Police Chief Zem Hemsworth has either outright deleted his Facebook profile or put it on total lockdown after drawing criticism for an over-the-top insult he directed toward a pro-choice woman.SEE ALSO: Bob Koss, MNGOP Senate staffer, c ... More >>
Yesterday, a bill was introduced to use an as-of-yet-undetermined amount of taxpayer funds on a Capitol bust of former U.S. Supreme Court Justice Harry Blackmun.SEE ALSO: Women can't get non-surgical abortions in Wisconsin Blackmun was boyhood buddies with fellow St. Paul native and future Supreme C ... More >>
Days after being laughed at for saying 'I do not do political speech,' Michele Bachmann offered up some very political speech. And you wonder why people found her remark to be worthy of some knee slaps?SEE ALSO:-- Todd Akin's "legitimate rape" belief likely stems from University of Minnesota paper-- ... More >>
During a meeting with the Republican Jewish Coalition yesterday in Beechwood, Ohio, former U.S. Senator Norm Coleman -- now working as an adviser to the Romney campaign -- was asked about abortion rights.SEE ALSO:-- Norm Coleman's "shadowy" American Action Network under fire for flouting law-- GOP R ... More >>
She's baaaack!Nearly three weeks after dropping out of the presidential race, Michele Bachmann made her first public appearance since her campaign went the way of the Costa Concordia, delivering a message aimed at all women who believe they have a right to control what happens inside their bodies ... More >>
Michele Bachmann is worth 8,700 words?Michele Bachmann is the subject of a gigantic profile in the current issue of the New Yorker. As one of the craziest members of congress comes under the careful eye of political reporter Ryan Lizza, a few interesting new stones got turned over. Mainly, the st ... More >>
Is Minnesota's ban on synthetic pot unconstitutional? The war on synthetic drugs is far from over. A lawyer representing several head shops filed a lawsuit today against the state of Minnesota, alleging that a statewide ban on synthetic pot is unconstitutional and not supported by scientific ... More >>
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