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Reverend Billy Graham Speaking at a Press Conference

Rev. Billy Graham Honored with Statue in U.S. Capitol

Today, a seven-foot statue of Billy Graham is being unveiled in National Statuary Hall at the United States Capitol. At the base of the READ

What You Need to Know About the First Day of the 2024 Legislative Session

Today marks the first day of North Carolina’s 2024 Legislative “Short” Session. The primary focus of this year’s session will be making adjustments to READ
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4 Ways to Pray for Your Legislators in the 2024 Session

North Carolina’s 2024 Legislative Session begins this Wednesday, and as we prepare, I wanted to take the opportunity to encourage you to pray for READ
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Statewide Primary Election Results – NC General Assembly

In Part 3 of NC Family’s 2024 Primary Election Report, we take a look at races for the State Senate and the State House READ
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Statewide Primary Election Results – Executive & Judicial Branches

In Part 2 of NC Family’s Primary Election Report, we take a look at statewide races for Governor, Council of State, State Supreme Court READ
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Candidate Field Narrows Following N.C.’s Primary Election

The field of candidates for federal and state level offices in North Carolina narrowed significantly following Tuesday’s Primary Election; however, several races are either READ
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Gov. Cooper and AG Stein Work to Prevent Restrictions on Chemical Abortion Drugs

In recent weeks Governor Roy Cooper and N.C. Attorney General Josh Stein have reasserted their pledge to make access to dangerous chemical abortion drugs READ
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A Christian Response to the 2024 Election

If you’ve driven anywhere in the last month, turned on a tv or radio, or gone to the mailbox, then you are probably well READ
Votes Report on the 2023 Legislative Session in the NCGA

SPECIAL RELEASE: NC Family Publishes 2023 NCGA Votes Report!

The 2023 Legislative Session was an epic year for the NC Family Policy Council! State lawmakers passed landmark legislation addressing human life, parental rights, READ

POV: A Biblical Approach to Immigration

Although immigration is not an issue that we research and write about regularly at the NC Family Policy Council, recognizing the dignity and value READ

Religious Freedom Day and the “Separation of Church and State”

On this day in 1786, Thomas Jefferson’s Virginia Statute for Religious Freedom was adopted by the Virginia General Assembly. This statute greatly shaped the READ
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Select Items of Note in North Carolina’s 2023-2024 Budget Bill

Last Friday, state lawmakers in North Carolina gave final approval to a much anticipated, and much delayed, state budget. The 625-page HB 259—2023 Appropriations READ
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North Carolina Passes Bill to Protect Children from P*rn

Last week, in the midst of the state budget debates, the N.C. Legislature passed an important piece of legislation to protect minor children in READ
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State Budget to Move Forward Without Casinos and Video Gambling Machines!

At a rare evening press conference held after session on Tuesday night, North Carolina’s top legislative leaders, Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger (R-Rockingham) READ
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CRITICAL ALERT: Gambling Fever Has Overtaken Our Top Legislative Leaders – We Need Your Help NOW!

Dear Friends of NC Family, The next few days at the N.C. General Assembly are going to be incredibly important, and WE NEED YOUR READ
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NC General Assembly Overrides Governor’s Vetoes and Enacts Three Pro-Family Bills

This evening, the North Carolina General Assembly voted to override Governor Cooper’s vetoes of six bills. These bills include SB 49—Parents’ Bill of Rights, READ

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