Special HB2 Edition, Summer 2016

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Commentary from the president

PERSPECTIVE: Communicating From An Abundance of Joy

I was having dinner with some new friends recently and I had just explained what I do for a living when one young man threw out a general question. “What advice would you give to someone who wants to be a better communicator with people they are around every day?” Surprisingly, even to myself, I […] READ MORE

About This Issue

AT ISSUE: A Startling End Game

The furor over House Bill 2 in North Carolina has crystalized, as never before, the fact that our freedom to live as Christians in America is eroding at an alarming rate. Most of us have been astounded by the aggressive and venomous response to a common sense desire to see that public restrooms remain segregated […] READ MORE

Spotlight Story

A Flagrant Case of Media Bias: A Case Study

For over a month, stories about House Bill 2 dominated The News & Observer in Raleigh. According to our analysis, the newspaper published 161 stories and nearly 94,000 words during the first 35 days after HB2 was passed into law on March 23, 2016. That’s an average of more than 4 stories and 2,400 words […] READ MORE

Feature Story

Setting the Record Straight: The Truth about House Bill 2

The propaganda campaign by the Left about HB2 stayed at a fevered pitch for months after the law’s passage on March 23, 2016, and the media has been complicit in heightening the rhetoric and spreading misinformation and outright lies about the bill (see Media Bias on HB2 case study on page 6). In this article, […] READ MORE

Spotlight Story

Opposition Orchestration: Business Opposition Not Spontaneous

While LGBT activist groups would like for us all to believe that the opposition to HB2 was a spontaneous uprising of indignation among the state and national business community, a closer examination reveals that it is actually part of a carefully orchestrated campaign by a national LGBT activist group, the Human Rights Campaign. READ MORE