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Minnesota DHS official calls fraud probe 'political distraction'
Channeling funds to child care: Legislature considers bills to address child care shortage
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March 15, 2019
MN Capitol Notebook: Recreational pot bill goes down, gun control and abortion measures force impasse
ST. PAUL -- Hopes for legalizing recreational marijuana in Minnesota came to a halt in a state Senate panel. Chasms emerged as gun control and...
March 15, 2019 - 12:28pm
March 14, 2019
20-week abortion ban passes Minnesota Senate panel after emotional testimony
ST. PAUL — A Minnesota Senate panel on Thursday, March 14, voted to outlaw abortion after 20 weeks of pregnancy, paving the way for the proposal...
March 14, 2019 - 6:45pm
March 6, 2019
Reader Opinion: Protect abortion survivors
I could not be more disappointed in Minnesota Senator Amy Klobuchar voting against a bill, Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act, that would require a doctor to provide medical support for a baby born after a failed abortion. A vote against this bill supports infanticide. What...
March 6, 2019 - 5:30am
March 5, 2019
Minnesota, 19 other states sue Trump administration over abortion 'gag rule'
ST. PAUL — Minnesota is one of 20 states suing President Trump’s administration to block a new rule that would bar Planned Parenthood and...
March 5, 2019 - 4:25pm
February 28, 2019
Reader Opinion: Backward thinking
A week or so ago I read a news article that said Native Americans want plants such as wild rice to have individual rights. Today Senator Klobuchar voted against a bill that would prevent the killing of babies that survive an abortion. Does anyone else think something is backwards...
February 28, 2019 - 5:30am
February 25, 2019
Democrats block abortion bill in Senate
WASHINGTON - The Senate voted Monday to block consideration of a measure that would punish any doctor who fails to provide medical care to an...
February 25, 2019 - 9:27pm
Reader Opinion: A baby's rights
Tell us how it is OK to kill a full-term baby but not OK to put up a wall to keep out illegal aliens? They have more rights than a baby. Babies have feelings. That baby didn't ask to be made. Abortion is not birth control. Birth control is birth control, try using it instead of killing...
February 25, 2019 - 5:30am
February 22, 2019
Trump administration bars family planning clinics that provide abortion referrals from $286 million program
WASHINGTON - The Trump administration took aim at Planned Parenthood Friday, issuing a rule barring groups that provide abortions or abortion...
February 22, 2019 - 8:33pm
February 16, 2019
At least 20 abortion cases are steps from the US Supreme Court. Any one could gut Roe v. Wade.
WASHINGTON - February's 5-to-4 U.S. Supreme Court vote to block a restrictive Louisiana abortion law from taking effect provided some measure...
February 16, 2019 - 8:58am
February 15, 2019
Democrats call on Trump administration to delay Title X family planning rule, citing 'serious concerns'
WASHINGTON - Democratic members of Congress are asking the Trump administration to slow down efforts to overhaul the $260 million family planning...
February 15, 2019 - 3:16pm
February 11, 2019
Both parties seek political advantage in a shifting legal landscape on abortion
WASHINGTON - The U.S. Supreme Court's shift to the right has intensified the long-running battle over abortion, with activists on both sides...
February 11, 2019 - 10:21am
February 4, 2019
Reader Opinion: Media bias
I took part in the March for Life on Jan. 22 here in Brainerd. I don't have an official count but I would estimate that there were at least 80 concerned pro-life citizens in the march to commemorate the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision which effectively legalized abortion on demand...
February 4, 2019 - 5:30am
February 2, 2019
Salonen: Covington conflict taps triple heartstrings
As the mother of a teen son at this year’s March for Life, a white woman raised on a Lakota reservation, and a Catholic, I followed the Covington-school...
February 2, 2019 - 9:59am
February 1, 2019
Abortion opponents aim for first high court win in Kavanaugh era
Abortion opponents may be about to collect their first dividends from the appointment of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. The court...
February 1, 2019 - 12:33pm
Reader Opinion: True justice
I read a recent letter to the editor and it made we wonder immediately where the justice is for unborn babies that are killed and then celebrated! Justice for animals cruelty but no justice for murdered unborn babies. Such a heinous atrocity. May God have mercy on our country. Chris...
February 1, 2019 - 5:30am