Drugs & Crime

State House Committee Votes Down Gambling Bill

The Judiciary Committee of the N.C. House rejected a bill on Wednesday that would establish a statewide Gaming Commission and legalize Internet-based Daily Fantasy READ
An Evidentiary Guide to Marijuana

The “Charming” and Alarming Face of New Marijuana

An Evidentiary Guide to Marijuana DOWNLOAD ENTIRE ARTICLE (with images and endnotes) In this guide, our goal is to provide current and evidence-based information READ
Depolarizing America The art of talking across the aisle

Depolarizing America: The art of talking across the aisle

Imagine this: two political rivals sharing breakfast and conversation together with the goal of listening and understanding rather than debating or convincing. That’s exactly READ
Russell Moore discusses Christians, racism, and family

The Cross and the Storm-Tossed Family

Dr. Russell Moore, President of the Ethics and Religious Liberty Commission of the Southeastern Baptist Convention, and the author of Christianity Today’s 2019 Book READ
Skip Stam talks about pro-life politics and the legislative session

Expert Insight Into NC’s Upcoming Legislative Session

This week on Family Policy Matters, NC Family is pleased to bring you a special look into one of our Cornerstone Community calls. Our READ

POV: Opening Our Eyes to Human Trafficking

Ronny lives in the Dominican Republic with his wife and two young sons. One day, he meets a man who works for a staffing READ

POV: 911 Good Samaritan Laws are Good Policy and Reveal Right Values

In 2016, nearly 2000 people in North Carolina died of drug overdoses. That was an almost 25 percent increase over 2015, which was itself READ
Jake Sipe, John Rustin, and Jere Royall discuss the election and voter guide

An Impartial, Nonpartisan Look At North Carolina Candidates

NC Family President John L. Rustin speaks with Jere Royall and Jake Sipe, members of the NC Family staff. They discuss the importance of READ
Greg Murphy discusses opioid epedemic

The Next Chapter In NC’s Fight Against The Opioid Crisis

Dr. Greg Murphy, a State Representative, physician, and surgeon from Greenville, N.C., talks about the opioid epidemic and what the North Carolina General Assembly 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

Legislators Pass Measures To Help Human Trafficking Victims

The North Carolina General Assembly is continuing to seek ways to address human trafficking in the state, passing two measures designed to help victims. READ
Jo Teague discusses the opioid crisis and the foster system

The Opioid Epidemic’s Toll On The Foster Care System

Jo Teague, substance abuse counselor for Wake County Human Services-Child Protective Services and founder of Alcohol and Drug Assessment Services in Raleigh, North Carolina, READ

State Leaders Look To Further Combat The Opioid Epidemic In NC

The North Carolina General Assembly took further action to combat the opioid epidemic, passing SB 616-Heroin and Opioid Prevent and Enforcement Act (HOPE Act). READ

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