Posts tagged "north dakota"

North Dakota Gets Creative In Attempt To Ban Abortion

Last year, the state of North Dakota attempted to enact a "Fetal Heartbeat Bill" that would prevent women from seeking an abortion once a heartbeat can be detected, or at 6-7 weeks. This, however, was quickly overturned by a judge because it violated the standard set…
By: Robyn Pennacchia / January 14, 2015

Can You Guess Which State Is The Happiest?

For years, Hawaii was the happiest place in the country, but this time around, another state has ranked at #1. According to Gallup's Well-Being Index, 2013's happiest state was -- drumroll -- North Dakota. The Well-Being Index factors in various aspects of life, like work environments, health, and basic access to food, water and medical…
By: Claire Hannum / February 20, 2014

North Dakota Governor Signs “Fetal Heartbeat” Abortion Bill

Abortions are banned in North Dakota as soon as a fetal heartbeat can be detected, which can be as early as six weeks, after Governor Jack Dalrymple signed the nation's most restrictive abortion ban into law. This bill is one of several restrictive abortion bills that ND has passed through its legislature recently.
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 26, 2013

North Dakota Passes Anti-Abortion Law Saying Life Begins At Conception

North Dakota passed the nation's most restrictive ban on abortion today: the ND House of Representatives advanced a "fetal personhood" measure which declares a fertilized egg a human, thereby criminalizing all abortion. The bill now heads to the Republican governor's desk.  [Huffington Post] Smith College, a well-regarded women's college which graduated…
By: Jessica Wakeman / March 22, 2013

North Dakota Advances Anti-Abortion “Fetal Personhood” Ballot Measure

North Dakota's state Senate has approved a "fetal personhood" voter initiative which would allow citizens  to vote on whether to amend the state constitution to read that life begins at conception, thereby criminalizing all abortion. It now must pass North Dakota's House of Representatives before it ends up on the 2014 ballot. [Feminist.org,…
By: Jessica Wakeman / February 8, 2013

This Woman Doesn’t Understand How Deer Crossing Signs Work

Deer crossing signs exists in semi-rural areas to let drivers know to watch out for deer on the road. But Donna, who called in to a radio station in Fargo, North Dakota, doesn't seem to understand this. She thinks that the deer are purposely crossing where the deer crossing signs are. Because deer can read.
By: Julie Gerstein / October 14, 2012

Style-a-saurus!

Finally animal-print lovers can look forward to a sexy new pattern: dinosaur! Researchers in North Dakota have uncovered a mummified Edmontosaurus in a rock tomb. The Badlands' find gives paleontologists and fashionistas a close look at real greenish-black dino flesh. The discovery is especially exciting because it's an extremely rare specimen of preserved…
By: Simcha / March 19, 2008