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Should North Dakota End Mandatory Sunday Closings?

Should North Dakota End Mandatory Sunday Closings?

A North Dakota blue law, which once required most businesses remain closed on Sundays but has since been revised to allow most businesses to open after noon that day, is making headlines in the state thanks to an influx of new citizens (thanks, oil boom!) who aren’t used to the law. Now some are wondering

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Experts From Harvard, Princeton, Stanford, the University of Virginia, and Notre Dame Endorse Measure 3

Measure 3, the constitutional amendment on the June ballot which would shore up North Dakota’s protections for religious liberty, has drawn a lot of wild accusations from its opponents who have claimed that it would legalize everything from vampirism to child abuse. With Planned Parenthood pouring nearly a half-million dollars into a campaign to oppose

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Shocker: Anti-Measure 3 Campaign Funded By Planned Parenthood

Measure #3 on the upcoming June ballot would protect religious liberty. I explained the issue in a previous post, but essentially the court system began to rule that laws which didn’t directly target religion but burdened religious expression anyway weren’t necessarily illegal (think of laws like the Obamacare contraception mandate, as one example). Laws have

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Measure 3 Would Protect Religious Liberty In North Dakota

Other measures that will be on the June ballot here in North Dakota – mostly notably those concerning property taxes and university nicknames – have garnered more attention than Measure 3, but I don’t know that any ballot measure in the state has ever inspired more ignorant things to be said about it. There are

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New York Schools Want To Ban “Loaded Words” From Tests

Apparently, the City of New York is worried about the use of controversial, “loaded” words in they’re testing. Words like “birthday.” And “dinosaur.” No, I’m not joking. New York (CNN) – Divorce. Dinosaurs, Birthdays. Religion. Halloween. Christmas. Television. These are a few of the 50-plus words and references the New York City Department of Education

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