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U.S. House Passes H.R. 5 – The “Equality Act”

The U.S. House of Representatives voted this afternoon to approve H.R. 5 – the so-called “Equality Act.” After over two hours of debate, the READ

13 Reasons Why Netflix Debut Linked to Dramatic Increase in Teen Suicides

When Netflix first released the series 13 Reasons Why in May of 2017, school systems and public health officials all over the country warned READ

ALERT: Urge Your U.S. Representative to OPPOSE the So-Called “Equality Act”

NC Family has become aware that a vote on H.R. 5, the so-called federal “Equality Act,” is scheduled to take place on or before READ

Fight for Life or Hasten Death

Two bills introduced this week in the North Carolina House offer a startling contrast to end of life ideologies. One bill would provide more READ

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

NCDMV Makes It Easier to Change “Sex” on Driver’s License

A new form issued by the North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles (NCDMV) will make it easier for individuals to change the “sex” designation READ

A New Kind Of Adoption

There’s a new sort of adoption gaining ground. And it warrants some close scrutiny. I’ve written recently about In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), and why adoption READ

POV: In Defense of Millennials

Everywhere we go, people ask my college professor husband, “What’s up with young people these days?” They think he has a unique perspective on READ

New York Times Article Highlights Extreme Media Bias

It goes unsaid these days that a heightened level of bias exists in the mainstream media—whether from the right or the left—but an article READ

Indiana Law Strengthens Sex Education Parental Permission Requirements

Indiana parents will now receive two written opportunities to either consent or decline before their children receive sex education instruction in school districts, now READ

The Human Rights Campaign releases deceptive evangelical resource

Last week, the Human Rights Campaign—arguably the nation’s most influential LGBT organization—announced a new initiative aimed at persuading evangelicals to understand that there is READ

President Trump Nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh To U.S. Supreme Court

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S Supreme Court last night. If confirmed, Judge Kavanaugh would replace retiring Supreme Court Justice READ

NC General Assembly Short Session Adjourns

NC Legislators have put the 2018 Short Session to bed, until November 27, 2018 when both chambers are scheduled to reconvene. Both the House READ

POV: Suicide rates are up—Stronger families, community, church are part of answer

On June 8, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) released a report on suicide in America. In a tragic coincidence, that was just three READ

POV: What’s Hiding In Those Worksheets?

There are few things that seem to get people as riled up as a discussion about education and public schools. Everyone has an opinion. READ

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