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Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Senate Health Committee

The North Carolina Senate Health Care Committee passed a bill this morning that would legalize marijuana for “medical” use across the state. SB 711–NC READ

NCGA Summer: Bills to Watch

The North Carolina General Assembly was back in session today, after taking last week off for the July 4th holiday. As state lawmakers resume READ

Medical Marijuana Bill Passes Senate Judiciary Committee

The NC Senate Judiciary Committee passed a bill today that would legalize marijuana for medical use across the state. Senate Bill 711, entitled “NC Compassionate READ

ALERT: Urge Your State Senator to Oppose Medical Marijuana Bill!

The NC Senate Judiciary Committee is scheduled to hear a bill at 1:00 p.m. today that would legalize marijuana for medical use across the READ

The Dangerous Precedent of the Catawba Casino Bill

The following op-ed by former Speaker Pro Tempore of the North Carolina House of Representatives, Paul “Skip” Stam, appeared in the Charlotte Observer last READ

FDA Approves Chemical Abortions Via Telemedicine

For almost a decade, North Carolina has had a law in place to regulate the prescribing of the so-called “abortion pill,” because at-home abortions READ

Bill Seeks to Protect Minors from Dangerous, Irreversible Drugs and Procedures

On the same day that state legislators in Arkansas overrode Governor Asa Hutchinson’s veto of a bill designed to protect children from life-altering drugs READ

POV: Reviewing Irreversible Damage and Transgender Ideology

I recently read Abigail Shrier’s “Irreversible Damage: The Transgender Craze Seducing Our Daughters.” It’s almost certainly the most important book I’ll read this year. READ

U.S. House Passes “In-Equality Act”

This afternoon the U.S. House of Representatives voted 224 to 206 to adopt H.R. 5, the so-called “Equality Act,” which would enshrine “sexual orientation” and “gender READ

Biden-Harris to Immediately Impose Radical LGBTQ+ Agenda

Although it is widely known that President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris intend to impose a radical LGBTQ+ agenda on the nation, READ

Pornhub Removes Millions of Videos, But Many Are Calling for an Entire Shutdown

*Disclaimer: This story contains sensitive content* In response to intense pressure from anti-trafficking organizations, Pornhub—one of the largest free pornography websites—removed 10 million unverified READ

Push to Decriminalize Marijuana Happening on State and National Levels

In a historic move, the U.S. House passed a bill last week that would remove marijuana from the federal schedule of controlled substances and READ

ALERT! Bills Moving in Congress Could Make NC Gambling Capital of the East!

Two bills currently working their way through the U.S. Congress could bring massive tribal gambling casinos to North Carolina, making our state the Gambling READ

Voters In Multiple States Decide About Life, Drugs, Gambling & Marriage

The selection of candidates for local, state, and federal offices were not the only choices confronting voters on Election Day in a number of READ

Early Voting Starts Today!

One-Stop Early Voting in North Carolina begins today and ends Saturday, October 31. During this period, you can register and vote on the same READ

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