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Parents’ Bill of Rights Passes State Senate, Heads to Gov. Cooper

This afternoon, the North Carolina Senate gave final approval  to SB 49—Parents’ Bill of Rights by a vote of 26-13. This action comes after READ
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Parents’ Bill of Rights Approved by House Education Committee

Yesterday morning, the North Carolina House Committee on Education passed SB 49—Parents’ Bill of Rights, a bill that clarifies and codifies parents’ rights when READ
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Calling Fathers to the Frontlines

Every third Sunday of June, for the past 51 years, Americans have celebrated Father’s Day. June brings with it many other celebrations and remembrances READ
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POV: Strawberries, Peace, and Mother’s Day

For the last 12 years, with few exceptions, my husband and children have fulfilled my Mother’s Day wish – strawberry picking as a family. READ

Bills Seek to Address Gender Dysphoria and Sexual Identity Issues

Last week, in preparation for a “legislative spring break” of sorts, lawmakers in the State House and Senate filed a multitude of bills. Among READ

Bullying Causes Teen to Smoke Fentanyl-Laced Vape

Imagine coming home to find your thirteen-year-old unresponsive. He’s a straight A student and a healthy child – you have no idea what happened READ
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Congress Considering Federal Parents’ Bill of Rights

The U.S. House recently passed H.R. 5 – Parents Bill of Rights Act, which would help ensure the rights of parents regarding the health READ

POV: The Rights Side of Parenting

“With great power comes great responsibility.” This line can be traced in various forms to former leaders like Winston Churchill, Theodore and Franklin Roosevelt, READ
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The Great Little Way of Women

The 2023 theme for Women’s History Month is “Celebrating Women Who Tell Our Stories.” Women play a unique role in preserving and carrying on READ
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What Is (and Is Not) In the Parents’ Bill of Rights

The North Carolina Senate passed SB 49–Parents’ Bill of Rights on Tuesday, February 7. As the bill was considered in the Senate Education/Higher Education, READ
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POV: “One Team; One Life” – A Marine’s Perspective on Marriage

“One Team, One Fight” is a phrase that is likely familiar to all U.S. service members. It is a convenient title for many videos READ
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Parents’ Bill of Rights Passes NC Senate

This afternoon, the N.C. Senate passed SB 49, more commonly known as the Parents’ Bill of Rights, on a party-line vote of 29-18, with READ
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Parents’ Bill of Rights Moves Forward in NC Senate

(UPDATE: On Thursday morning, February 2, the N.C. Senate Health Care Committee approved SB 49. The bill now proceeds to the Senate Rules Committee READ
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POV: You Cannot “Drag” My Kids Away

“[A]n angel of the Lord appeared to Joseph in a dream and said, ‘Get up, take the child and his mother, and flee to READ
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World Cup Players Prefer First-Name Basis

The World Cup has given soccer fans some riveting performances this year! While I was personally rooting for the US men’s national team, I READ
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POV: The Transitioning of “American Girl”

When I was around seven years old, I would run out to our mailbox every day to see what the mailman brought. My daily READ

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