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Gov. Cooper and AG Stein Work to Prevent Restrictions on Chemical Abortion Drugs

In recent weeks Governor Roy Cooper and N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein have reasserted their pledge to make access to dangerous chemical abortion drugs READ MORE
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A Christian Response to the 2024 Election

If you’ve driven anywhere in the last month, turned on a tv or radio, or gone to the mailbox, then you are probably well READ MORE
Votes Report on the 2023 Legislative Session in the NCGA

SPECIAL RELEASE: NC Family Publishes 2023 NCGA Votes Report!

The 2023 Legislative Session was an epic year for the NC Family Policy Council! State lawmakers passed landmark legislation addressing human life, parental rights, READ MORE
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Valentine’s, Ashes, and Marriage

February 14’s commemoration of the third-century Roman St. Valentine spurs many American couples to celebrate their affection with flowers, chocolates, fancy dinners, and sometimes READ MORE
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Zuckerberg Apologizes, What Parents Should Know About Social Media

Last week, Meta (formerly Facebook) CEO Mark Zuckerberg apologized to parents attending a U.S. Senate hearing on online child safety. Dozens of parents in attendance READ MORE

POV: A Biblical Approach to Immigration

Although immigration is not an issue that we research and write about regularly at the NC Family Policy Council, recognizing the dignity and value READ MORE
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NC Opportunity Scholarship Application Period is Now Open for the 2024-2025 School Year

Last week, North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship program application period opened, allowing parents to apply to scholarships to go towards their child’s non-public K-12 education. READ MORE
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How NC Schools Have (and Have Not) Adopted the Parents’ Bill of Rights

In August, the North Carolina General Assembly passed the Parents’ Bill of Rights. This pivotal legislation reinforces the central role of parents in their READ MORE

What Slavery in the U.S. Looks Like Over 150 Years After Being Abolished

On this day in 1865, Congress passed the Thirteenth Amendment, legally abolishing slavery in the United States. This amendment came two years after President READ MORE
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LGBTQ Organization Files Federal Complaints Against NC’s Public Schools

On Tuesday, January 30, the LGBTQ organization Campaign for Southern Equality filed a federal complaint challenging North Carolina’s recently enacted Parents’ Bill of Rights READ MORE

Sports Betting to Begin in North Carolina on March 11, 2024

The State Lottery Commission, which has been tasked with overseeing sports betting in North Carolina, voted Wednesday morning to authorize gambling on sporting events READ MORE
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Building a Strong Educational Future: National School Choice Week

This week is National School Choice Week, where people across the country are celebrating the many educational options available. Here in North Carolina, we READ MORE
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3 Ways to Participate in Sanctity of Human Life Sunday

This upcoming Sunday marks the 40th observance of Sanctity of Human Life Sunday, a day where pro-life citizens and churches across America come together READ MORE
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Over the Counter Birth Control Pills are Coming to NC Without Age Restrictions

In the coming months, birth control pills will be available for purchase over the counter (OTC) in North Carolina with no age restrictions and READ MORE

Religious Freedom Day and the “Separation of Church and State”

On this day in 1786, Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom was adopted by the Virginia General Assembly. This statute greatly shaped the READ MORE
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Potential Impacts of New Age Verification Requirements

Last week, it was announced that Pornhub was restricting access for users in North Carolina in response to the new age verification requirement that READ MORE