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Plain Talk: Changing North Dakota’s Domestic Violence Laws, and How Can Democrats Win Over Rural America When They Hate Fossil Fuels?

Plain Talk: Changing North Dakota’s Domestic Violence Laws, and How Can Democrats Win Over Rural America When They Hate Fossil Fuels?

On this episode of Plain Talk, Jodi Beauchene was a friend to Denise Marie Anderson. Anderson was the victim of murder and arson in Fargo, and a former boyfriend is currently facing charges. Beauchene has started an online petition calling for changes to North Dakota’s domestic violence laws to make it easier for people to

Grand Forks Domestic Violence Court Program Orders Male Offenders to Pay for Treatment but Not Women

During the last legislative session North Dakota lawmakers unanimously passed a law requiring that “offenders who commit domestic violence crimes…participate in post-conviction hearings that will assess sentencing compliance,” as my colleague April Baumgarten reported earlier this month. The legislation in the 2017 session was SB2309. Here’s the relevant excerpt from the bill: Baumgarten’s article was

LegitSlater: We Need to Reconsider Who We Idolize, and Why

I love sports just as much as the next guy or gal. I participate in Fantasy Football and fill out a pick sheet at work every week detailing who I think will win that Sunday’s (Thursday’s and Monday’s too) NFL matchups. I have a passing interest in Baseball, enjoy Hockey, and will even tolerate a

Heidi Heitkamp Manages To Avoid Sexism While Explaining Importance Of Electing Women

Heidi Heitkamp: Why Electing Women Matters by tvnportal Last year I was critical of Senator Heidi Heitkamp for comments she made during a USA Today interview in which she claimed that electing women was important because women are just, you know, better than men and stuff. “You and Debbie Stabenow are two of the record

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