After four years of covering news for the Grand Forks Herald and The Forum of Fargo-Moorhead, Ryan Johnson has been a features reporter for The Forum's Variety section since 2013. His prior beats included politics, business, city government and higher education. Johnson is a 2008 alumnus of the University of North Dakota.
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A law on the books in Missouri for almost 30 years shows North Dakota’s “right to life” amendment wouldn’t lead to the “parade of horrors” its opponents have claimed, former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft said Friday.
FARGO – Former U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft will visit Fargo and Bismarck today to discuss a “right to life” amendment on the North Dakota ballot and why he believes...
A group of 60 physicians in the state offered a “second opinion” to North Dakota’s “right to life” amendment Wednesday, saying they support the ballot measure and don’t fear it will lead to the wide-ranging unintended consequences its opponents have discussed. During a news conference at Rosewood on Broadway, Fargo family medicine physician Patricia Laqua and 10 other doctors offered their support for Measure 1. They were speaking on behalf of the 60 physicians who have signed on in support of the amendment. Laqua said the group strongly believes government shouldn’t interfere with the physician-patient relationship, and members also support the ability to make one’s own end-of-life decisions and get infertility treatment.
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A new poll showing a “right to life” constitutional amendment is likely to be approved by voters next month is “encouraging news,” the chairwoman of a group pushing for its passage said Thursday. But Karla Rose Hanson, spokeswoman for North Dakotans Against Measure 1, said those poll results – which found 50 percent of respondents planned to vote “yes,” 33 percent “no” and 17 percent were undecided – “won’t stay that way for long” as the amendment is discussed more before the election.
A ballot measure amending the North Dakota Constitution to recognize “the inalienable right to life of every human being at any stage of development” is likely to pass next month, according to new poll results.
One of the Fargo infertility doctors who spoke out against a state ballot measure is drawing criticism for an online post comparing North Dakota legislators to the Taliban.
North Dakota’s only clinic offering in vitro fertilization will have to stop the infertility treatment if voters approve an amendment next month.
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