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Video: Legislature Sends Constitutional Carry Bill to Governor Doug Burgum

Video: Legislature Sends Constitutional Carry Bill to Governor Doug Burgum

The state Senate today easily passed HB1169, a “constitutional carry” bill introduced by Rep. Rick Becker (R-Bismarck). The bill essentially allows for any North Dakota citizen to carry concealed unless they are otherwise restricted from possessing/carrying a firearm by law. There were a couple of tweaks made at the behest of law enforcement. For one,

Republicans Cut Up Democrat Hyperbole With Facts As Student Privacy Bill Fails

The issue over privacy for student directory information is something manufactured by North Dakota Democrats as a campaign issue. In an election day stunt a group of Democrat lawmakers (including an attorney and a law student who really ought to know better) filed a criminal complaint over the use of student directory information by Odney

If Discrimination Isn't A North Dakota Value, Why Does Anti-Discrimination Bill Allow It?

“Discrimination is not a North Dakota value,” states an opinion column published in the Grand Forks Herald today and written by Rep. Josh Boschee and Senator Carolyn Nelson. But if that statement is true, why does the legislation they’re touting provide exemptions for some forms of discrimination? Both are Democrats from Fargo and the prime sponsors

North Dakota Democrats Introduce Bill Banning Discrimination Against Gay/Transgendered

A bill to make discrimination against people based on their sexual orientation or gender identity is before the North Dakota legislature again. The bill is SB2279, introduced by Senator Carolyn Nelson. It appears to be a duplicate of SB2252 from the 2013 legislative session. That bill had Republican backing in the state House from Rep.

UPDATED North Dakota District Conventions: Districts 11, 13, 21, 27, 41, and 45 Fargo-West Fargo-Cass County Area Guide Part I

UPDATED Candidate information below in bold type This post is part of a continuing series highlighting the potential state legislative candidates from each district for their party’s nomination. For more information on this series, refer to the “SAB’s Guide To North Dakota District Conventions: A Government Of People Who Show Up” post. Due to the large number