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NCGA Votes to Delay NC Primary Elections

The North Carolina General Assembly passed House Bill 605 this week, which would push the 2022 primary election back from May 17 to June READ

Approval of Legislative & Congressional Maps Appealed to NC Supreme Court

A three-judge panel ruled earlier this week that North Carolina’s recently redrawn state legislative and congressional maps are constitutional and do not have to READ

NC Family & Other FPCs Urge SCOTUS to Rule Against OSHA Vaccine Mandate

NC Family has joined 30 other state family policy councils in submitting a friend of the court brief to the U.S. Supreme Court to 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

NC State Supreme Court Delays 2022 Primary Elections

North Carolina’s primary elections have been pushed back two months, from March 8 to May 17, 2022, per an order from the North Carolina 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

NC Family Joins Pro-Life Organizations Across the U.S. in After Roe Campaign

This morning, as the U.S. Supreme Court heard a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade, NC Family joined other family policy organizations around the READ

Lambda Legal Sues NC Over Sex Designation on Birth Certificates

Lambda Legal, a national LGBTQ activist organization, is suing the State of North Carolina over what it characterizes as a “discriminatory policy” relating to READ

Watch Roger Severino’s Address from the 2021 Winston-Salem Dinner

NC Family’s 2021 Major Speakers Dinner in Winston-Salem, NC on November 9, 2021 featured former Director of the Office for Civil Rights in the 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
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Virginia: A Resounding Victory for Parents and Children Beyond the Commonwealth!

Last night’s election results in Virginia have sent a shockwave across our nation and a resounding message that parents, children, and conservative pro-family values 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

UPDATE: Wake County and City of Raleigh Approve SOGI Ordinances

The Wake County Board of Commissioners and Raleigh City Council voted this week to adopt local non-discrimination ordinances that would ban discrimination based on—among other categories—“sexual READ

Wake County and City of Raleigh to Vote on SOGI Ordinances

The Wake County Board of Commissioners agreed on Monday to vote on the adoption of a local non-discrimination ordinance next week that would ban discrimination based on—among other categories—“sexual orientation” READ

Federal Judge Blocks Texas Heartbeat Law

A U.S. District Court judge issued an order this week that temporarily blocked Texas’s historic and life-saving heartbeat law. As NC Family shared last READ

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