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SCOTUS Issues Two Major Wins for Religious Liberty

The U.S. Supreme Court issued rulings on two major religious liberty cases yesterday. One found that federal departments had the authority to exempt religious READ

Status Update on the 2020 “Short” Legislative Session

As the North Carolina General Assembly slows down for the summer, NC Family wanted to take a minute to update you on some of READ

SCOTUS Strikes Montana Law That Discriminates Against Religious Schools

In a major win for school choice and religious liberty, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a Montana law preventing religious schools READ
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SCOTUS Strikes Down Pro-Life Louisiana Law

The U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling today in the case of June Medical Services v. Russo saying that the state of Louisiana cannot require READ

U.S. Department of State Releases 2019 International Religious Freedom Report

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of State made the 2019 International Religious Freedom Report available. The yearly report, required by the International Religious Freedom READ

Upset in NC 11th Congressional District Primary Run-Off

North Carolina’s 11th Congressional District held a primary run-off Tuesday between Republican candidates Lynda Bennett and Madison Cawthorn. In what some would call a surprising READ

SCOTUS Redefines “Sex” in Federal Law to Include “Sexual Orientation” & “Gender Identity”

Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 prohibits workplace discrimination on the basis of “race, color, religion, sex, or national origin.” For READ

ALERT: General Assembly Fails to Address Smokable Hemp in NC Farm Act

The State House and Senate both passed an amended version of the Farm Act last week but only after removing a provision that would READ

A Prayer For Reconciliation

“A state and nation where God is honored, religious freedom flourishes, families thrive, and life is cherished.” – NC Family Policy Council Vision Statement READ

U.S. Department of Education Finds Connecticut Athletic Policy Violates Title IX

In a win for the rights of women and girls in sports, the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Civil Rights (OCR) has ruled READ

Planned Parenthood Urged to Return $80 Million in COVID Relief Funds

The nearly $2 trillion “CARES Act” economic stabilization package passed by Congress in late March included hundreds of billions of dollars for small business READ

Bill Proposes to Abolish North Carolina’s Opportunity Scholarship Program

A bill introduced this week in the North Carolina General Assembly would abolish the state’s Opportunity Scholarship Program, a program that provides tuition assistance READ

Federal Judge Temporarily Restrains Cooper Executive Order Restricting Church Services in NC

Churches in North Carolina again are able to legally hold indoor worship services with more than 10 people in attendance, now that a federal READ

Why So Many Governors and Other Local Officials are Violating Religious Liberty

Whoever said, “Eternal vigilance is the price of liberty,” was certainly correct. Especially in times of crisis. For instance, it took a lawsuit to READ

VIDEO: 2020 General Election Candidate Resource

As NC Family works to survey all candidates running for state and federal offices for our 2020 General Election Voter Guide, we have compiled READ

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