North Dakota lawmaker: Don’t repeal blue laws because wives need to make husbands breakfast in bed – Salon.com

A North Dakota state lawmaker has advice for any woman in his state seeking to go out with friends for some mimosas over Sunday brunch: You should be making your husband breakfast in bed instead. That’s not a joke. That’s what he actually said. “Spending time with your wife, your husband — making him breakfast, bringing it […]

Running over protesters on roadways could soon be legal in North Dakota – wptv.com

Protesters may want to think twice about blocking roads in North Dakota. Republican lawmakers in the state introduced a bill last week in the legislature that would not hold motorists liable for negligently running over someone obstructing a roadway. The bill was introduced in response to a year of protests over a proposed pipeline near […]

Pipeline Dumps 176,000 Gallons of Crude Oil Into a North Dakota Creek Not Far From Standing Rock

Shailene Woodley, from third left, filmmaker Josh Fox, Susan Sarandon, second from right, and Standing Rock Sioux Tribe member Bobbi Jean Three Lakes, right, join a rally outside US District Court in Washington in August in solidarity with the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. Photo via AP A North Dakota pipeline carrying crude oil dumped 176,000 […]

Dakota pipeline protesters say they were detained in dog kennels; 268 arrested in week of police crackdown – Salon.com

Tens of thousands of people have checked in on Facebook at the Standing Rock Indian Reservation over the past few days. They are expressing solidarity with the protests against the Dakota Access pipeline in North Dakota, which have faced an increasingly brutal backlash from police. Native American activists on the ground recently told reporters they had […]