Family North Carolina Fall 2017

The flagship publication of the North Carolina Family Policy Council is Family North Carolina magazine. Click here to subscribe online or write NC Family at: P.O. Box 20607, Raleigh, NC 27619. You may also call us at 919-807-0800 or email us at to begin receiving Family North Carolina magazine.

About This Issue

AT ISSUE: Dig Deeper!

The wonderful thing about NC Family’s lovely print magazine is the ability to tuck it into a bag or take it along to an appointment, on a trip, or to the car pool line. Something about holding the articles in your hands is advantageous when you really want to dig deep into a subject. You […] READ MORE

Feature Story

Families Fighting Back: The Unsung Heroes of the Opioid Crisis

“Spewing profanity, our twenty-year-old son, Ethan, stormed out of our house on Mother’s Day of 2014. Having confronted him with illegal drug activity we suspected from texts on his phone, he decided to leave the comforts of our home on foot, walking down the street to we knew not where.” Ethan’s mom, Shannon, remembers, “For […] READ MORE

Spotlight Story

Happily Ever After: Three couples share their secrets to a happy marriage

We’ve all heard that marriage is hard work. But what does that mean exactly? Shouldn’t it also be fun and romantic and adventurous and deeply satisfying? We sent a long list of probing questions to three couples whose friends attest to their strong relationship with each other and with God. Their answers to basic questions […] READ MORE

Spotlight Story

A Doctor’s Right To Kill: Duke Physician Resists The Cultural Shift on Assisted Suicide

When I entered the auditorium at the Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University one evening this past spring, I was amazed at the packed room. I sat on a folding chair along the back wall, one of the few remaining seats. As I looked around, I had the distinct feeling that everyone present cared […] READ MORE

Commentary from the president

PERSPECTIVE: The Star Spangled Banner

With all the controversy surrounding professional athletes and other prominent figures sitting, kneeling, or choosing to remain absent during the playing of our national anthem, I thought we could all benefit from reading “The Star-Spangled Banner” in its entirety. We respectfully ask that you take a moment to read all of these verses and reflect […] READ MORE