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North Carolina Family Policy Council

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TOP STORIES

Governor Signs Bill to Review and Possibly Replace Common Core in N.C.
With Governor McCrory's signature of legislation on July 22, state education leaders will begin the process of reviewing, revising, and potentially replacing Common Core as North Carolina's K-12 academic standards. more

ENDA Executive Order Elevates Homosexual Agenda Above Religious Liberty
This week, President Obama fulfilled a promise to homosexual advocacy groups by signing an executive order that religious leaders warn will lead to the exclusion of some faith-based organizations from federal contracts because of their religious beliefs about marriage, sex, and gender. more

U.S. Senate Fails Attempted End-Run Around Hobby Lobby Decision
In a brash effort to undermine religious liberty and circumvent the U.S. Supreme Court's recent decision in the case of Burwell v. Hobby Lobby Stores, some members of the U.S. Senate attempted to bring a bill to the floor of the Senate this week for a vote that would require employers who provide health insurance to their employees to pay for coverage for contraceptives, including abortifacient drugs and devices. more

Legislative Leaders Act to Save "Choose Life" License Plates
North Carolina's effort to offer motorists a "Choose Life" specialty license plate may get another day in court, thanks to the leadership of the North Carolina General Assembly, which has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to weigh in on the legal battle. more

N.C. Pastors Urge Governor Pat McCrory to Defend Marriage
Pastors from across North Carolina held a press conference on the Capitol Grounds in Raleigh on July 15 to urge Governor Pat McCrory do everything in his power to protect and defend North Carolina's marriage laws, including the state's Marriage Protection Amendment. more

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NCFPC EVENTS (VIDEO)

Ryan T. Anderson
The Heritage Foundation
On Tuesday, April 29, Ryan T. Anderson of The Heritage Foundation was our featured speaker at the North Carolina Family Policy Council's "Major Speaker Series" Dinner in Raleigh. Click on the image to go to our YouTube page and watch Ryan present one of the most compelling arguments about the fundamental importance of marriage as the "union of one man and one woman" to our culture and to the future of our nation. watch




"FAMILY POLICY MATTERS" RADIO PROGRAM

The Harms of Third Party Reproduction
This week on “Family Policy Matters,” NCFPC president John Rustin talks with fertility industry watchdog Alana Newman discusses her feature article in the current issue of Family North Carolina, entitled, “Creating a Marketplace of Children: A Donor-Conceived Woman Explains the Harms of Third Party Reproduction.” Alana, who is the founder of The Anonymous Us Project, talks about how donor conception impacted her own life and the lives of others. (July 26) listen




FAMILY NORTH CAROLINA MAGAZINE

Feature Article: Creating a Marketplace of Children
Children created through third-party reproductive means, such as anonymous sperm and egg donation, and their biological parents face unique, lifelong challenges. Fertility industry watchdog Alana Newman, who was conceived through donor-conception, explores the harms of third-party reproduction for society by sharing how donor conception has negatively impacted her life. more





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