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Fargo Coffee Shop Bans Lawmakers Who Voted No On SB2279

Fargo Coffee Shop Bans Lawmakers Who Voted No On SB2279

The silliness over this issue continues with the Red Raven Espresso Parlor in Fargo banning state lawmakers who voted no on SB2279. Personally, I think their decision is just fine. I wouldn’t want the folks who own this coffee shop, as intolerant as they are, to be forced to violate their conscience in any way.

Governor Dalrymple's SB2279 Comments Were An Act Of Political Cowardice

House Majority Leader Al Carlson (R-Fargo) is unhappy with Governor Jack Dalrymple’s comments regarding the defeat of SB2279 yesterday, and who can blame him? Here’s what Dalrymple’s office sent out after the state House defeated legislation outlawing discrimination against gays yesterday: I’m concerned that we have missed an opportunity to affirm what North Dakotans already

Matt Evans: SB2279 Will Pass Eventually

SB2279 failed this time, but it’s going to pass eventually. Here’s why.  SB2279 is really about a fight that most people conceded decades ago.  It’s about a fight few will name and fewer want to have.  So, most opponents of SB2279 are trying to fight this specific bill, while fundamentally agreeing with the underlying ideology

Fargo Forum Uses Front Page To Shame Lawmakers Voting No On Discrimination Bill

The image below will be the front page of tomorrow’s Fargo Forum. At this point, I think it’s fair to say that anyone claiming that newspaper is an objective chronicler of current events should be laughed at and mocked. There’s nothing wrong with the Forum having a left wing cant to their reporting, but they

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Video: North Dakota House Votes Down Anti-Sexual Orientation Discrimination Bill

The North Dakota House took up SB2279 this afternoon and defeated it soundly after about an hour and a half of debate. This has been a thoroughly discussed issue, and there wasn’t much of interest revealed during the floor debate. Democrats attempted a procedural maneuver to divide the bill and at least get parts of