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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

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

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

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

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

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
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POV: One Year After HB2—Where Have All The Feminists Gone?

As with many women, the general atmosphere of my teen years was infused with caution about how to make sure I stayed safe. “You READ

HB2 “Repeal & Replace Bill” Not a Compromise or a Solution

A bill filed in the N.C. House late Wednesday afternoon to “repeal and replace” HB2 is neither a compromise nor a viable solution to READ

Boy Scouts of America to Accept Girls Who Identify As Boys

Girls who identify as boys are now permitted to join the Boy Scouts of America under a new policy adopted by the organization on READ

President Trump Halts Federal Abortion Funding Overseas

In one of his first actions as president, Donald Trump signed an executive order restoring a ban on federal tax dollars that have been READ

Special Session Ends with HB2 Intact!

The NC General Assembly adjourned its fifth special session of the year this evening without repealing House Bill 2. After four days of rumors READ

State Employees & Teachers Health Plan to Cover Sex Reassignment

The NC General Assembly has ordered administrators of the NC State Health Plan to find ways to cut costs, but that didn’t stop the READ

2016 Election Wrap Up

As anticipated, North Carolina played a prominent role on the national political stage this election year. On the Federal level, the Old North State READ

As the Dust Settles…

As the dust settles in North Carolina and we evaluate the final results of this year’s state and federal elections, all of us here READ

I cannot urge you strongly enough to get out and vote today!

Dear Friends, Election Day 2016 has finally arrived!  If you did not take advantage of early voting, I cannot urge you strongly enough to READ

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