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A New Kind Of Adoption

There’s a new sort of adoption gaining ground. And it warrants some close scrutiny. I’ve written recently about In Vitro Fertilization (IVF), and why adoption READ

POV: In Defense of Millennials

Everywhere we go, people ask my college professor husband, “What’s up with young people these days?” They think he has a unique perspective on READ

Indiana Law Strengthens Sex Education Parental Permission Requirements

Indiana parents will now receive two written opportunities to either consent or decline before their children receive sex education instruction in school districts, now READ

The Human Rights Campaign releases deceptive evangelical resource

Last week, the Human Rights Campaign—arguably the nation’s most influential LGBT organization—announced a new initiative aimed at persuading evangelicals to understand that there is READ

President Trump Nominates Judge Brett Kavanaugh To U.S. Supreme Court

President Donald Trump nominated Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S Supreme Court last night. If confirmed, Judge Kavanaugh would replace retiring Supreme Court Justice READ

NC General Assembly Short Session Adjourns

NC Legislators have put the 2018 Short Session to bed, until November 27, 2018 when both chambers are scheduled to reconvene. Both the House READ

POV: Hybrid Homeschools On The Rise in NC

Something significant happened during the 2013-14 school year. For the first time, there were more children in homeschools in North Carolina than there were READ

POV: A better way than IVF?

Let me start with a disclaimer. I haven’t struggled with infertility myself. I’ve never tried to get pregnant, so I haven’t personally experienced the READ

POV: What’s Hiding In Those Worksheets?

There are few things that seem to get people as riled up as a discussion about education and public schools. Everyone has an opinion. READ

NC’s Opioid Epidemic Has Thousands Of Victims That Almost No One Is Talking About

Opioids are a hot topic at the moment. I see news articles about drug deaths, crime, lost economic productivity, and the burden on the READ

Scouts Adding To America’s Crisis of Masculinity?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the decision of the Boy Scouts to open their organization to girls and to drop “boy” from their READ

Case of British Toddler Again Brings International Outrage

Once again, the laws and policies that rule Great Britain’s medical system are drawing the ire of people all over the world and have READ

NC Court of Appeals Helps Clarify Laws Designed to Protect Marriage

Earlier this week, the North Carolina Court of Appeals upheld a lower court decision ordering a woman to pay $65,000 for having an affair READ

Local Citizens Stand to Protect Students

Comprehensive sex education developed by Planned Parenthood was moving into nine middle schools in Cumberland County recently until a small group of concerned citizens READ

POV: Lean Across The Aisle

I remember when it happened to me. I was sitting in a conference room at NC State University as a part of a group READ

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