Thank You Governor Burgum!

April 8

This week my email is brief. I want to say thank you to Governor Burgum.

Governor Burgum has certainly done things in the past that uphold and support the pro-life and pro-family values you cherish, but this session in particular he signed House Bill 1336. As you are familiar by now, this bill strengthened North Dakota’s abortion informed consent laws so that women have access to information that a chemical abortion may be reversible if they change their mind. Governor Burgum signed the bill and Family Policy Alliance of North Dakota was proud to help support this critical legislation sponsored by Representative Dan Johnston from District 24.

A ceremonial signing for HB 1336 was held today and Family Policy Alliance of North Dakota was invited to participate (see above photo). Primary Sponsor Rep. Johnston, other co-sponsoring legislators, and allied organizations who helped make this possible are also pictured. If you have a chance, please also thank them for their involvement.

In addition to HB 1336, we want to thank Governor Burgum for his recent proclamation for prayer on behalf of those affected by flooding in our state. His willingness to issue this proclamation again underscores his compassion and love for North Dakotans, especially in times of crisis.

Please join us in thanking Governor Burgum for these two excellent actions. You can reach his office at (701) 328-2200 or by sending him a message to him through his webpage. While you are thanking him, please also ask for his support on House Bill 1546, the ban on dismemberment abortions. The bill will likely reach his desk next week for his signature. Thank you and have a blessed week.


Mark Jorritsma
President and Executive Director