Tag Archives: Abortion

State Rep. Marvin Nelson, D-Rolla, announces his run for governor on Wednesday, March 16, 2016, at North Dakota Democratic-NPL Party headquarters in Bismarck, N.D.

Marvin Nelson’s Pro-Life Record Is a Headache for Democrats

Marvin Nelson’s Pro-Life Record Is a Headache for Democrats

Karla Rose Hanson is a Democrat running for the state House in District 44. Current the House seats in that district are held by Republican Blair Thoreson and Democrat Josh Boschee. In a letter to the Fargo Forum recently, Hanson hit Thoreson for voting for a pro-life constitutional amendment which ultimately died on the statewide ballot:

Fargo businessman Doug Burgum during a debate with Wayne Stenehjem at Avalon Events Center in Fargo on Wednesday, June 1, 2016. Rick Abbott / The Forum

Audio Proof That Doug Burgum Isn't Telling The Truth About Pro-Life Bills

I realize that, for a lot of voters, the abortion issue isn’t very important. Some people simply don’t see it as a priority. That’s fine. But I think we can all agree that candidates being honest about their positions on issues, especially candidates with zero track record in public office, is important. Perhaps the most

Gubernatorial candidate Doug Burgum addresses a crowd of supporters. Forum News Service photo

Dalrymple Chief Of Staff: Burgum Urged Veto Of Abortion Bills In 2013

The audio below is from the Scott Hennen Show this morning where gubernatorial candidates Wayne Stenehjem and Doug Burgum had a debate. The abortion issue came up during the debate, and Stenehjem accused Burgum of calling Governor Jack Dalrymlpe’s Chief of Staff in 2013 and urging a veto of a group of controversial pro-life bills

North Dakota Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, center, speaks at the Capitol in Bismarck. Mike McCleary / Bismarck Tribune

In 1995 Wayne Stenehjem Voted For Taxpayer Funding Of Abortions In Cases Of Rape Or Incest

A group calling itself Common Sense North Dakota is running a radio ad with a tiny budget (less than $500 according to FCC disclosures) accusing Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, who is currently running for governor, of voting in favor of taxpayer funded abortions in 1995. You can listen to the full ad below. A few

Irony: North Dakota Democrats Maybe Have The Most Pro-Life Candidate In The Governor Race

Earlier this week I broke the news of the first Democrat candidate for statewide office in North Dakota. State Rep. Marvin Nelson of Rolla is running for governor. Yesterday evening Mike Nowatzki published an interview with Nelson, and he revealed something pretty interesting about his stance on what has been one of the most controversial