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AT ISSUE: And the Truth Will Set You Free

“Then you will know the truth, and the truth will set you free.” ~ John 8:32 Over the last decade, Satan’s lies have been shouted from the rooftops. For example:… READ MORE

Feature Story

The Dark History Behind Planned Parenthood

Since the overturning of Roe v. Wade in 2022, the issue of abortion has been at the center of social, political, and medical conversations with perhaps more vigor than ever before. Over many decades, the increased availability of birth control pills, abortion, and abortifacient drugs has eased the process of preventing the births of millions […] READ MORE

Spotlight Story

Former High School Athlete Works to Protect Women and Girls in North Carolina

Payton McNabb had the world at her fingertips until everything changed in the fall of her senior year of high school. Growing up in an athletic family, Payton started playing sports as soon as she was old enough to walk. By high school, she was an accomplished athlete, playing volleyball, basketball, and, her personal favorite, […] READ MORE

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2024 Legislative Session Preview

As this edition of Family North Carolina magazine is being sent to press, the North Carolina General Assembly has just reconvened for the 2024 Legislative Session. READ MORE

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PERSPECTIVE: Sports Betting Comes to North Carolina

On March 11, the week of the 2024 ACC Men’s Basketball Tournament, sports gambling became legal in North Carolina. According to the State Lottery Commission, which is charged with overseeing sports wagering in the state, North Carolinians spent just shy of $200 million during the first week. Yes, you read that right, $200 million in […] READ MORE

About This Issue

AT ISSUE: Prioritizing What Matters

This has been quite the year so far! The North Carolina General Assembly has been busy working on bills covering everything from the sanctity of human life, to parental rights, to fairness in women’s sports, to gambling expansion, and we have been right alongside them the entire time, fighting to support good legislation and oppose […] READ MORE

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Coffee, Community, and Celebrating Every Life

At any given point before 3 p.m. each day, I probably have a cup of coffee on hand. Hot, cold, fancy, or simple, I am a coffee person. In addition to my passion for coffee, I also have a passion for public health, entrepreneurship, and creative problem solving. READ MORE

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The State of the Pro-Life Movement

This summer marked one year since Roe v. Wade was overturned! Here are some of the ways that abortion has changed in our state and across the country. READ MORE