Politicians can't promise to grow the economy and simultaneously limit access to abortion and birth control; economic health and reproductive health are linked.
North Dakota's state-owned bank continues to report record profits. California, with 50 times North Dakota's population, could follow that state's lead.
Ira Chernus is a professor of religious studies at the University of Colorado and author of MythicAmerica: Essays. He blogs at mythicamerica.us, hosted by History News Network.