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Yet Another David vs. Goliath Story

One of the greatest joys of serving at the North Carolina Family Policy Council is seeing God’s hand at work, especially as we face READ

POV: How Gambling Can Destroy Students

When discussing covetousness, Christians often cite 1 Timothy 6:10 which states, “For the love of money is a root of all kinds of evils.” READ

State Lawmakers Pass Budget and Adjourn “Short” Legislative Session

The North Carolina General Assembly adjourned the 2022 “Short” Legislative Session this afternoon after giving final approval to a $27.9 billion state budget. House Bill READ

Sports Gambling Bill Fails on House Floor

A miraculous victory was won this past Wednesday evening when a bill to legalize predatory sports gambling in North Carolina was defeated on the READ

ALERT: Sports Gambling Bills Speed Through Committees

The North Carolina House is likely to take up two bills this afternoon that would legalize betting on collegiate, electronic, and professional sports in READ

ALERT: Urge Your State House Member to Oppose Sports Gambling!

The North Carolina House is likely to take up a bill in committee that would legalize betting on collegiate, amateur, electronic, and professional sports READ

ALERT: Urge Your Legislators to Oppose Sports Gambling Legalization!

The North Carolina General Assembly is in Raleigh this week to focus on redrawing state legislative and congressional district maps after the North Carolina READ

U.S. Senate Passes Catawba Casino Bill in National Defense Authorization Act

The U.S. Senate has approved a measure that will codify in federal statute the scheme of the South Carolina-based Catawba Indian Nation to purchase READ

Recapping the 2021 “Long” Legislative Session

The North Carolina General Assembly has been in session since January 27, 2021, making this the longest uninterrupted “long” legislative session in a decade. READ

Sports Gambling Bill Passes House Committee

The NC House Commerce Committee passed SB 688–Sports Wagering this morning by a 12-4 vote. This bill has not seen action since it passed the READ

U.S. House Passes Catawba Casino & Lumbee Recognition Bills

Last night—on the first day of National Native American Heritage Month—the U.S. House of Representatives passed two bills that could set the stage for READ

Gambling Fever Hits NC General Assembly!

Just days after the North Carolina Senate passed a bill that would allow sports gambling in North Carolina, a State House Committee approved another READ

NC Senate Officially Passes Sports Gambling Bill

After passing on second reading yesterday afternoon, SB 688 passed the NC Senate on third reading this morning, by a 26-19 vote. This legislation READ

Sports Gambling Bill Passes 2nd Reading in NC Senate

The North Carolina Senate passed SB 688–Sports Wagering on its second reading this afternoon by a 26-21 vote. The vote largely divided Republicans in particular, READ

ALERT: Sports Betting Bill Moves to Senate Floor

A bill that would legalize sports betting across North Carolina passed yet another committee in the State Senate this morning, despite what appears to READ

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