Republican Legislator Who Was On Vacation For Abortion Votes Claims She Was Brought To Tears By Their Signing


As SAB readers know, the abortion issue is so important to Fargo area Rep. Kathy Hawken that she went on vacation to Las Vegas last week while the House held four key votes on the issue (and she collected her legislative pay while there).

Now she’s claiming that she was so overcome by emotion when Gov. Dalrymple signed the laws she was brought to tears.

KXNet – Bismarck/Minot/Williston/Dickinson

Whatever your position on the issue of abortion, it’s clearly time to stop taking Rep. Hawken seriously.

Rob Port is the editor of In 2011 he was a finalist for the Watch Dog of the Year from the Sam Adams Alliance and winner of the Americans For Prosperity Award for Online Excellence. In 2013 the Washington Post named SAB one of the nation's top state-based political blogs, and named Rob one of the state's best political reporters.

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