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POV: A New Eugenics

In the 1880s, Sir Francis Galton coined a new term, “eugenics.” A look at the history is shocking and horrifying because of the speed 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

FDA Allows Mail-Order Abortions Across the U.S.

What was previously a temporary, COVID-era regulation from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has been made permanent and now allows women across 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

POV: A Personal and Problematic Student Survey (Warning—Adult Content)

In August, schools across North Carolina began administering the Youth Risk Behavior Survey. The YRBS is a survey, created by the federal Centers 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

Biden Administration Renews Funding to Abortion Industry

The Biden Administration issued a new rule this week that will allow health centers to receive federal funds even if they refer patients for READ

Insights On Vaccine and Mask Mandates from Our Friends at ADF

The ever-increasing number of vaccine and mask mandates by government officials, schools, employers, restaurants, retailers, and public venues has many citizens asking “What are READ

Texas Heartbeat Law Makes History

Possibly the strongest pro-life legislation in a post-Roe v. Wade America has gone into effect in Texas. Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 8, READ

Charlotte Passes SOGI Ordinance

The Charlotte City Council voted unanimously last night in favor of adopting an ordinance that would ban discrimination based on—among other categories—“sex (including sexual READ

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