North Dakota’s Statehood Questioned

Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011 11:52 AM

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
|  A   A  
  Copy Shortlink
North Dakota’s statehood has been called into question by an North Dakota, Constitution82-year-old Grand Forks man who pointed out a flaw in the state’s Constitution, reports Valley News Live.

But John Rolczynski said it has taken 16 years for anyone to listen. In 2012, voters will decide whether to pass a bill introduced by state Sen. Tim Mathern that fixes the problem.

The central issue of the state's 1889 Constitution is the way it defines its executive branch, which puts it in conflict with the U.S. Constitution and means that North Dakota might always have been merely a territory.

© 2014 Newsmax. All rights reserved.

Share:
  Comment  |
   Contact Us  |
  Print  
  Copy Shortlink
Around the Web
Join the Newsmax Community
>> Register to share your comments with the community.
>> Login if you are already a member.
blog comments powered by Disqus
 
Email:
Retype Email:
Country
Zip Code:
 
Hot Topics
Follow Newsmax
Like us
on Facebook
Follow us
on Twitter
Add us
on Google Plus
Around the Web
You May Also Like

New PAC Hopes to Boost More Black Conservative Candidates

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 14:07 PM

A group of black conservatives is stepping up to fund qualified candidates, creating a new political action committee an . . .

Forbes Commentator: Debate is When Affirmative Action No Longer Needed

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 13:52 PM

Reaction to Tuesday's Supreme Court ruling to uphold Michigan's affirmative action ban for admissions at state colleges  . . .

Study: More New Military Recruits Are Age 20 or Older

Wednesday, 23 Apr 2014 13:20 PM

More than half of new enlistees in the U.S. Army are age 20 or older, a sharp rise from two decades ago, when older recr . . .

Most Commented

Newsmax, Moneynews, and Independent. American. are registered trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc. Newsmax TV, NewsmaxWorld, NewsmaxHealth, are trademarks of Newsmax Media, Inc.

 
NEWSMAX.COM
America's News Page
©  Newsmax Media, Inc.
All Rights Reserved