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State Senator Dick Dever (R-Bismarck) suggests during floor debate that a bill repealing the state's blue laws might be an atheist plot.

Video: Senate Votes Down Blue Laws Repeal Amid Bizarre Rant About Atheists

Video: Senate Votes Down Blue Laws Repeal Amid Bizarre Rant About Atheists

After the House passed a repeal of North Dakota’s blue laws – the prohibition on some types of retail sales on Sunday mornings – I expected smooth sailing in the state Senate. The Senate, after all, is typically perceived as being at least somewhat less socially conservative than the House. Boy was I wrong. The

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Bill Would Make Vaping and Tobacco Use Illegal for Adults up to Age 19

When you turn 18 you’re generally considered an adult under the law, meaning you can do all sorts of stuff from voting to serving in the military. But if legislation backed by state Rep. Pamela Anderson, a Democrat from Fargo, becomes law you wouldn’t be able to purchase tobacco or even vaping products. Here are

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From The Left: Will North Dakota Tribes Legalize Marijuana?

Last weekend, it was announced that first term Rep. Pamela Anderson (D) District 41 would be introducing a medical marijuana bill in the North Dakota Legislature. The proposed amendment would be very similar to the Minnesota and Montana laws which allow cannabis to only be available in pill form and require a prescription by a

Is It About More Women In Politics, Or More Liberal Women In Politics?

The North Dakota Women’s Network is an organization which claims to want more women in politics for no other reason than they believe there aren’t enough women serving in public office. They’re celebrating the fact that there’s more women serving in the legislature this year than any other time is history. Which is a victory,

Lawmaker Says Relationship Between House, Senate Leaders Is "Worse I've Ever Seen"

I was speaking with a lawmaker friend yesterday who clued me in to what is apparently a bad relationship between House Majority Leader Al Carlson and Senate Majority Leader Rich Wardner. I had both gentlemen on the radio with me earlier this week and they did a good job of promoting a unified message, but

LegitSlater: 2014 Mid Term Election Reflection

It’s finally over. The ads have grown annoying, even for the candidates and measures I support. I am worn out from debating the issues in this election. I can only imagine how the candidates and committees feel as they have been living it for the past several months. As I write this (it’s Tuesday night,

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