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Grand Forks Democrat Claims She Stiffed Client Because She Was Depressed

Grand Forks Democrat Claims She Stiffed Client Because She Was Depressed

The North Dakota Supreme Court has reprimanded state Senator Connie Triplett (D-Grand Forks) for a second time for misconduct as an attorney in a state. This time Senator Triplett apparently didn’t return a $500 retainer paid to her by a client, claiming that she was suffering from depression: The Supreme Court says Connie Triplett must

North Dakota Woman Charged With Threatening Pro-Life Legislator

The last couple of weeks, as North Dakota as debated abortion issues, social media including Twitter and Facebook has sort of made me sad for humanity. The anger and hostility, the threats and verbal attacks, have been nothing short of nauseating. My email inbox has been even worse than normal as people opposed to my

Video: North Dakota Approves Three More Anti-Abortion Bills

The North Dakota House today had lengthy debate on four anti-abortion bills with originated in the Senate. This is “landmark legislation,” as Rep. Robin Weisz noted during the floor debate. “No state has made a statement like we’ve made today.” Here’s what got votes: SB2305 – Introduced by Senator Spencer Berry, this bill would require

Just A Reminder: Support For North Dakota's Pro-Life Bills Strong And Bi-Partisan

The Huffington Post has an article up today about Rep. Kathy Hawken organizing a protest of Republican legislators against the anti-abortion bills passed already, and a couple that are still advancing. “Hawken said that as a strong fiscal conservative, she is worried that the state will spend millions of dollars that could be put to

Video: Debate Over Anti-Abortion Bill Gets Testy In North Dakota Senate

Yesterday SAB had a post up about the anti-abortion bills which passed in the state Senate, but I thought it would be instructive to show you readers some video of the rather testy (by the muted standards of the North Dakota state legislature) debate surrounding the measure. Senator Margaret Sitte (R-Bismarck) (who was herself targeted

Gay Activists Protest Failure Of Anti-Discrimination Bill At Legislator's Home

This seems entirely inappropriate: BISMARCK – A group of about 45 people stood outside a Bismarck lawmaker’s house Thursday night in protest of a Senate vote that killed a bill to outlaw discrimination against gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender individuals. Protest organizer Kevin Tengesdal, of Bismarck, a constituent of Republican Sen. Margaret Sitte, who voted

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