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Female Mutilation Bill Progressing Through State Senate

It is estimated that 513,000 women and girls as young as four are either at risk or have already undergone Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) READ

The Field Is Set For New 9th Congressional District Election

And they’re off! Now that the filing period has closed for the new election in North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, there are 13 candidates READ

ALERT: Burr and Tillis Invite Massive Gambling Casino to Heart of North Carolina

In an unprecedented action, North Carolina’s U.S. Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis have signed on as cosponsors of a bill in the U.S. READ

North Carolina’s Third Congressional District Race Has Full Slate of Candidates

The race to replace North Carolina’s Third District Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr., who passed away last month, is well underway and features a READ

Conservative Named To Federal Court of Appeals Serving NC

The U.S. Senate has confirmed the nomination of Allison Jones Rushing to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which covers North READ

Election Dates Set For 3rd Congressional District Seat

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper announced the dates for the 3rd District special election process yesterday in a writ of election and proclamation. The recent READ

NC Judge Invalidates Two Constitutional Amendments Passed by Voters Last Fall

Wake County Superior Court Judge G. Bryan Collins invalidated two constitutional amendments on Friday that were approved by North Carolina voters in last fall’s READ

A New Election for NC’s 9th Congressional District

The constituents of North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District will have to wait a little longer for representation in U.S. Congress. At the end of an READ

Four More Pro-Life Bills Filed in NC General Assembly

Bills to ban dismemberment abortions in North Carolina and to require physicians to inform women about the possibility of reversing a drug-induced abortion were READ

Cooper Appoints Cheri Beasley as Chief Justice of NC Supreme Court

Governor Roy Cooper announced yesterday that Associate Justice Cheri Beasley is the new Chief Justice of the North Carolina Supreme Court. After former Chief READ

Remembering Congressman Walter B. Jones, Jr.

Rep. Walter B. Jones, Jr., a 13-term U.S. Congressman representing Eastern North Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District, passed away Sunday on his 76th birthday. I will always READ

NC Board of Elections Back In Business

After over a month without one, North Carolina finally has an active State Board of Elections. The new Board held its first meeting, made public READ

Why NC is Impacted by California Judge’s Action on Obamacare Contraceptive Mandate

This past Monday, a pro-life friend of mine, who happens to be a very skilled physician, asked me how North Carolina got tangled up READ

President Trump Proclaims January 16 “Religious Freedom Day”

President Donald Trump has issued a proclamation recognizing today, January 16, 2019 as “Religious Freedom Day” in America. Inspired by Virginia’s Statute for Religious READ

Rowan County Prayer Case Ends, But Major Legal Questions Remain

Rowan County, North Carolina has agreed to pay $285,000 after losing a five-year court battle over the legality of prayers offered by County Commissioners READ

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