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Rowan County Prayer Saga Continues

An opinion issued by the entire U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit last Friday found that Rowan County’s prayer policy—permitting commissioners to READ MORE

Gov. Cooper Vetoes Casino “Game Nights” Gambling Bill

N.C. Governor Roy Cooper has vetoed a bill that would allow nonprofit organizations to conduct Las Vegas-style casino “game nights” for fundraising purposes in READ MORE

Charlie Gard: A View From History

Much of our nation is captivated by the story of little Charlie Gard. His parents are in a desperate battle against the British government READ MORE

2017 Legislative Session Wrap Up

The North Carolina General Assembly adjourned the 2017 Legislative Session in the early morning hours of June 30, bringing to a close a productive READ MORE

Fourth Circuit Dismisses Lawsuit Against Senate Bill 2

In a major victory for religious liberty, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit has rejected an appeal of the lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s READ MORE

Huge Day For Religious Liberty at SCOTUS

Americans who are concerned about religious liberty have reason for hope in light of two announcements from the United States Supreme Court on Monday. First, READ MORE

North Carolina General Assembly Passes Budget

The North Carolina House of Representatives voted 77-38 today to give its final approval to Senate Bill 257-Appropriations Act of 2017, the $23 billion state READ MORE

Legislators Take Aim at Human Trafficking

The North Carolina General Assembly is taking a strong stance against human trafficking this session, with proposed legislation that seeks to raise awareness of READ MORE

POV: The Irreplaceable Role Of Fathers

Squeals of delight spiraled down from the upstairs of my home one recent evening. Then I heard my husband chasing our 18 month-old son, READ MORE

POV: A Call for Civility!

Our nation was shocked recently by the brazen attack of a gunman on members of the U.S. Congress, staffers, and others gathered at an READ MORE

ALERT: Update on Gambling Bills in NCGA

As the 2017 Session of the NC General Assembly begins to wind down toward adjournment, efforts to expand gambling in the Old North State READ MORE

NC House Approves Its Version of the State Budget

The NC House of Representatives approved its version of a $22.9 billion state budget early Friday morning. SB257—Appropriations Act of 2017 passed third reading by a vote READ MORE

Charter and Private School Choices Could Increase In Rural NC

North Carolina parents discouraged by the lack of school choices available where they live may find relief in the coming years.  A new partnership READ MORE

Gambling Bills On The Move!

As Memorial Day approaches, state lawmakers are awash with proposals that would expand legalized gambling in North Carolina. The Senate version of the state READ MORE

School Choice A Priority In Proposed Senate Budget

The NC Senate has put forth their version of the state budget for the 2017-18 fiscal year, and school choice continues to be a top READ MORE