With serious issues like our state’s COVID-19 response and economic recovery, it’s disturbing that legislators are spending so much time attacking vulnerable transgender youth and the LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit community with bills that stoke fear and hatred amid discriminatory rhetoric.
Real, lasting change is not just granted from our public officials. Change is rooted in our neighborhoods, where the people who bear the burden of oppression and dehumanization nurture the belief that the world could be different and grow those beliefs into movements.
The ACLU of North Dakota’s campaign – amplified through digital and outdoor advertising, direct mail, an expansive email program and social media outreach – is encouraging voters to make a plan to vote, whether that’s absentee by mail or early at their county auditor’s office or in-person on Nov. 3.
Local organizations and community leaders are joining forces for the nonpartisan civic engagement event to ensure North Dakotans have all the information they need to vote this year.
It’s important for the people of Fargo to hear what the final candidates have to say about how they’d lead the Fargo Police Department.
While North Dakota Republican leaders have apologized for the discriminatory anti-LGBTQ+ and Two Spirit statements that more than 900 delegates approved as part of the state party’s official policy platform this week, expressing their regret isn’t enough.