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Monkeypox: How the Feeble Response Endangers Public Health

NC Family has been extremely troubled by the woefully inadequate response of many public health officials to the Monkeypox virus. Instead of warning particularly READ

Federal Court Reinstates NC’s 20-Week Abortion Ban

The 20-week abortion ban in North Carolina, which went into effect in 1973 but was struck down in 2019, can now be enforced again, READ

Event: Pray for North Carolina

This Saturday, August 20, numerous North Carolina leaders will be gathering for a statewide Pray North Carolina in front of the State Capitol Building. READ

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

UNC Student Government Defunds Pro-Life Groups

UPDATE: After posting our story, NC Family was contacted by officials at UNC-Chapel Hill, who told us that the Student Senate—not the Student Body READ

U.S. House Responds to Dobbs Ruling with Radical Abortion Bills

In response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade last month, the U.S. House of Representatives has introduced and passed two READ

Federal Court Rejects Human Biology in Favor of Transgender Ideology

The United States District Court for the Middle District of North Carolina ruled in late June that people born in North Carolina who identify READ

Governor Cooper Doubles Down on Abortion with Executive Order

Last week, I concluded my article “The Status of ‘Life’ in North Carolina Now That Roe v. Wade is History”with the following statement: “Without 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

The Status of “Life” in North Carolina Now That Roe v. Wade is History

In my commentary “A Prayer for Life” in NC Family’s most recent edition of Family North Carolina magazine, I provided a preview of what 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

SCOTUS Overturns Roe and Casey — Returns Abortion Regulation to States!

This morning, the U.S. Supreme Court released its highly anticipated ruling in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. In a 6-3 decision, the nation’s READ

SCOTUS Continues to Defend Religious Liberty

The U.S. Supreme Court (SCOTUS) has issued nearly twenty rulings in the past two weeks as the current session comes to a close. While 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

Court Rules State Health Plan Must Cover Transgender Surgeries

Since 2019, North Carolina State Treasurer Dale Folwell has been engaged in a lawsuit over whether the North Carolina State Employees Health Plan (NCSHP) READ

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