Monday, July 22, 2019

Tag: North Dakota

Marijuana legalization continues to be a statewide issue after midterm elections

"Our caution has to do with the particular way marijuana legalization has occurred in the U.S.: at the ballot box."

North Dakota’s Native Americans surged to the polls amid disenfranchisement fears

The effort followed a U.S. Supreme Court decision last month that allowed state voter identification requirements to go into effect for the general election.

Federal judge won’t block voter ID law that strips Native Americans...

The decision means that potentially thousands of Native Americans will not be able to vote in the upcoming elections.

Backlash over North Dakota voter ID law could rally Native Americans

Tribes – with celebrity help – are mobilizing members ahead of midterms.

Ari Berman: Republicans in North Dakota are attempting to disenfranchise thousands...

The law could make a difference in the close race between Democratic Senator Heidi Heitkamp and her Republican challenger Kevin Cramer.

North Dakota pipeline spills thousands of barrels of produced water, cause...

"We want to get it taken care of as quickly as possible."

Body of Olivia Lone Bear found in N. Dakota as native...

Her disappearance has sparked renewed attention to the disproportionately high rates of disappearance, rape and murder of Native American women across the United States.

Louisiana joins compact which brought out-of-state cops to Dakota Access protests

“It just seems that opposition to this pipeline is not reasonably based upon legitimate environmental concerns.”

North Dakota plagued by oil spills: 745 in one year

Energy Transfer Partners and its subsidiary Sunoco are behind hundreds of thousands of gallons of spills from pipelines between 2015 and 2016.

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Putting out a Garbage Fyre: How reproductive rights advocates countered a week long anti-choice...

“What it’s about is reproductive and pregnancy outcomes and valuing them all...We need to be a society that values that decision for you because we’re a society that values healthy outcomes."

A tale of two druglords

One gets life behind bars, the other retired into luxury. Guess which one wreaked more havoc.

Which 2020 Democrats are taking money from the healthcare industry?

Hospitals, pharmaceutical companies and insurers are working together to stop Sanders’ proposed healthcare plan from gaining even more traction within the Democratic party.

How a trojan horse project to rewrite our constitution could actually happen if Trump...

It’s often said that if Trump is reelected, it’ll be the end of democracy in America. But how could Trump get reelected,...

Elizabeth Warren issues statement opposing Trump’s nominee for Defense Secretary

“My fundamental concern is that the relationship between the Defense Department and giant defense contractors has become far too cozy."