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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

ALERT: “Game Nights” Would Legalize Las Vegas-Style Gambling Across NC!

HB 511–Game Nights/Nonprofit Fund-Raiser would allow non-profit, charitable organizations to host Las Vegas-style casino “game nights,” complete with alcohol, as fundraising events across North Carolina. READ MORE

State Lawmakers Grapple Over Budget Priorities

For a fourth consecutive year, North Carolina lawmakers have the luxury of a budget surplus—this year to the tune of $580 million. This will READ MORE

Daily Fantasy Sports Gambling Bill Defeated!

This afternoon, a State House committee soundly rejected a bill that would have legalized Daily Fantasy Sports gambling in North Carolina. The bill, HB 279–Fantasy READ MORE

POV: Championing Life In A Den Of Lions

When I entered the auditorium at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University the evening of April 25, I was amazed at the READ MORE

Fourth Circuit Hears Oral Arguments in SB2 Magistrates Case

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit heard oral arguments today in a lawsuit challenging North Carolina’s Senate Bill 2. This legislation, READ MORE

ALERT: Senate Budget Proposes to Double Lottery Advertising

The proposed state budget released by the North Carolina Senate last night includes a provision that would allow the North Carolina Lottery to double READ MORE

Evidence Mounts That HB2 Had Little Impact on Economy

House Bill 2 has been “repealed and replaced,” but the issues involved are still very much alive and will be at the forefront of READ MORE

New Show Raises Concerns About Teen Suicide

The controversial new Netflix series, “13 Reasons Why,” has catapulted the issue of teen suicide to the forefront of public conversations. The series, which READ MORE

President Trump Issues Executive Order To Protect Religious Liberty

President Donald Trump took an important first step in fulfilling his campaign promise to protect religious liberty today, signing an Executive Order that guides “the executive READ MORE

Thursday is the National Day Of Prayer!

The first 100 days of the new presidential administration just ended last week, leaving some people encouraged and others discouraged. But all Americans can READ MORE

Upholding Truth in the Age of Non-Monogamy

“Legalizing same-sex ‘marriage’ is not a stand-alone policy, independent of all the other activities of the state. Once governments assert that same-sex unions are READ MORE

NC House Takes Action to Protect Free Speech on College Campuses

The North Carolina House of Representatives took action last week to help further protect free speech on public college campuses in North Carolina. House Bill READ MORE

Congress Considers Funding A Proven Formula For Avoiding Poverty

Despite research proving its effectiveness, the Healthy Relationships Act of 2017 (HR 2028) continues to be a controversial measure in U.S. Congress.  This measure, READ MORE