Unleash Your Citizenship.

Join us for a North Dakota where God is honored, religious freedom flourishes, families thrive, and life is cherished.

The Left is trying to aggressively impose their agenda on families with biblical values, including North Dakota families like yours.

That’s why, in 2016, Family Policy Alliance hired Mark Jorritsma to launch Family Policy Alliance/Family Policy Foundation of North Dakota. What a blessing it has been to see this organization grow and flourish!

Recently, Mark sent an email announcing the relaunch of these organizations under the new banner of North Dakota Family Alliance. While this means that these organizations will no longer be a part of the national organization, this move is being made with the full support of Family Policy Alliance.

Words cannot express how thankful we are that the Lord led us to launch the North Dakota operation five years ago. Since we launched this effort, your funds have helped this organization grow to be a premier force for families in the state.

Now, we’re facilitating this launch of North Dakota Family Alliance so that the organization can grow even more, be more strategic, and more impactful.

North Dakota needs this effort. With North Dakota Family Alliance, you have an organization focused even more extensively on seeing your state defended, your values advanced, and, for the sake of our nation, a state where faith, families, and freedom are protected.

Over the years, much of your support has gone to this North Dakota effort. We wholeheartedly encourage you to continue your support for North Dakota Family Alliance.

After a few months, we’ll plan to renew our updates to you, but it’ll be different. No longer will we house a North Dakota organization. That will all be Mark and his team – a new organization that has “spun out” to build on the previous work.

As we reach back out, we’ll share more about Family Policy Alliance’s exciting and growing plans at the national level. But today, our focus is on North Dakota and the launch of this independent organization.

We humbly ask you to contribute to North Dakota Family Alliance today. Your tax-deductible donation of $25, $50, $100, or greater will help make this North Dakota organization the force for good that your state needs!

For North Dakota and America,


Craig DeRoche
President & CEO

 

 

 

P.S. With your support of North Dakota Family Alliance, you’ll be standing up for life, religious liberty, parental rights, and other critical values in your state. And you’ll be helping North Dakota be a beacon of light to the rest of the nation as well. Thank you for your commitment!

 

AN ACT to create and enact a new subdivision to subsection 2 of section 57‑38‑30.3 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to an individual income tax deduction for a birth resulting in stillbirth; and to provide an effective date.

AN ACT to amend and reenact section 15.1‑19‑03.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the recitation of prayer at activities for public and nonpublic schools.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
APRIL 21, 2021

Gov. Burgum Fails to Protect North Dakota Girls from Discrimination in Sports

(Bismarck, N.D. April 21, 2021) – Today, Governor Burgum vetoed the Fairness in Girls’ Sports bill, HB1298, important legislation that would have ensured a fair playing field for female athletes in North Dakota. This is the same type of legislation that over thirty states are now considering and four have already signed into law.  
Statement from Mark Jorritsma, President and Executive Director: 

“Governor Burgum today vetoed the Fairness in Girls’ Sports Bill, HB1298. It was particularly disappointing, given the clear support for the bill by the Legislature and the strong support from across the state asking him to sign the bill into law.

“He has now ensured that North Dakota girls engaged in K-12 sports competitions will be easy targets for discrimination, simply because they are female. The clock on women’s rights in North Dakota was just set back 50 years. 

“Family Policy Alliance of North Dakota appreciates the resounding support the Fairness in Girls’ Sports bill received in the legislature and we now call on the House and Senate to override Governor Burgum’s troubling veto and send a strong message, letting North Dakota girls know that we support them.” 

For media inquiries or to schedule an interview with Mark Jorritsma, contact Robert Noland at:  719-308-2822 or media@familypolicyalliance.com.

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Family Policy Alliance of North Dakota is a Christ-centered organization with a vision for a nation where God is honored, religious freedom flourishes, families thrive and life is cherished.

 

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact subsection 1 of section 12.1‑23‑09, subsection 6 of section 13‑04.1‑09.2, sections 14‑03‑01, 14‑03‑08, 14‑05‑06, 14‑05‑18, 14‑07‑01, 14‑07‑03, 14‑07‑04, 14‑07‑06, 14‑07‑07, 14‑07‑08, 14‑07‑12, 14‑07‑13, and 14‑07‑14, subsection 9 of section 14‑12.2‑28, subsection 4 of section 14‑14.1‑30, sections 14‑15‑03, 14‑15‑20, 14‑18‑08, and 20.1‑03‑06, subsections 8, 29, and 32 of section 20.1‑03‑12, subdivision b of subsection 1 of section 30.1‑10‑04, sections 35‑01‑04, 47‑18‑04, 47‑18‑05, 47‑18‑14, and 50‑25.1‑10, subsection 3 of section 54‑52.4‑02, subsection 2 of section 57‑38‑31, subsection 5 of section 57‑40.3‑04, section 57‑40.3‑07, and subsection 3 of section 57‑40.5‑03 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the definition of marriage and the recognition of marital relationships.

AN ACT to create and enact a new subdivision to subsection 2 of section 57‑38‑30.3 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to an individual income tax deduction for a birth resulting in stillbirth; and to provide an effective date.

AN ACT to amend and reenact section 15.1‑19‑03.1 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to the recitation of prayer at activities for public and nonpublic schools.

A BILL for an Act to amend and reenact sections 14‑02.4‑01, 14‑02.4‑02, 14‑02.4‑03, 14‑02.4‑04, 14‑02.4‑05, 14‑02.4‑06, 14‑02.4‑08, and 14‑02.4‑09, subsection 1 of section 14‑02.4‑14, sections 14‑02.4‑15, 14‑02.4‑16, and 14‑02.4‑17, subsections 1 and 2 of section 14‑02.5‑02, sections 14‑02.5‑03, 14‑02.5‑04, 14‑02.5‑05, 14‑02.5‑07, and 14‑02.5‑08, subsection 3 of section 14‑02.5‑10, subsection 11 of section 26.1‑04‑03, subsection 1 of section 26.1‑30.1‑01.1, subsection 1 of section 26.1‑39‑17, subsection 1 of section 26.1‑40‑11, and sections 26.1‑47‑04 and 27‑09.1‑02 of the North Dakota Century Code, relating to prohibition of discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation.

As Christians, we are commanded to pray. It says in Philippians 4:6, “Do not be anxious about anything, but in everything by prayer and supplication with thanksgiving let your requests be made known to God.” While we are certainly acquainted with this verse, I still think we often underestimate the power of prayer. I know I am guilty of this.

There have been thousands of pages written over the centuries on how to pray, however, it really comes down to this: prayer is talking to God. There are obvious times that we do this, such as before meals, as part of a prayer group, asking for intercession in a particularly tough situation with a family member or friend, etc. Our family has even adopted the habit of praying when we pass a car accident, asking God to watch over the victims involved. Our family has experienced first-hand over the years that our Heavenly Father listens to us and acts on our prayers in amazing ways.

As you know, we at Family Policy Alliance of North Dakota are committed to letting you know about bills and issues affecting your values that need your prayer, and we will continue to undertake this important role as North Dakota Family Alliance. However, right now we ask for your prayers as we transition into being NDFA.

A pastor friend of mine stated recently that, “If North Dakota Family Alliance is built on a foundation of prayer, all else will follow”. He’s right. It’s still a time of much uncertainty during this startup phase and we covet your prayers as an organization. Thank you for your commitment to our organization and to protecting and advancing pro-life and pro-family values in North Dakota now and into the future!

Prayerfully,

Mark Jorritsma
President and Executive Director