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Johnson Amendment

President Donald Trump has signed a flurry of executive orders since taking office, and repealing the Johnson Amendment, which prohibits non-profits including religious organizations from endorsing or supporting political candidates, is one of his next proposed targets. White House Official Photo

Diane Newberry, Staff Writer

February 18, 2017

President Trump vows to “completely destroy” the Johnson Amendment President Trump announced at the annual National Prayer Meeting Feb. 2 that he aims to “totally destroy” the Johnson Amendment in an effort to protect free speech for the nation’s religious leaders. The Johnson Amendment, ...

Executive orders are the road to tyranny

Dave Owen, Staff Writer

February 14, 2017

As I browse social media and the news, I have been seeing many people talk with great confusion about what constitutes an executive order, the constitutionality of such orders and what powers if any the court has to strike down such an order. In fact, the issue is so  confusing that both sides have pre...

President Trump is not backing down

Elizabeth Fequiere, Staff Writer

February 3, 2017

Since Trump’s inauguration, the President has signed multiple executive orders, with little to no legal review, that have greatly impacted international relations. Most recently, Trump banned immigration refugees to the United States from Muslim countries such as Syria, Iran, Iraq, etc. UND’s...

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