Family North Carolina

Winter 2011

The North Carolina Family Policy Council publishes a quarterly magazine, Family North Carolina. A one-year subscription is available for a suggested donation of $16. Click here to subscribe online or write the North Carolina Family Policy Council at: PO. Box 20607, Raleigh, NC 27619. You may also call us at 919-807-0800 or email us at


Feature Story

Privatization of Liquor Sales

Not since the days of Prohibition have North Carolina lawmakers considered a question of alcohol policy as serious as the one they may face in 2011 READ MORE

Spotlight Story

Dispensable Marriages

“I’m done.” With just two words, Stacy Morrison’s husband announced the beginning of the end to their nearly 10-year marriage while she was making dinner one night in their newly-purchased home, as their nine month-old son played nearby. READ MORE

Spotlight Story

Monogamy Versus Polyamory

The culture of the traditional family is now at war with a very different anti-culture—a war declared by only one side. The epicenter of this political and social storm is the sexual ideal and how it is viewed, taught and practiced—because how the sexual is harnessed has history-changing implications for every level of society. READ MORE

Spotlight Story

Unborn Victims

Lance Cpl. Maria Lauterbach, who was seven months pregnant and stationed at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina, disappeared in December 2007. Her bludgeoned body was later found in the backyard barbeque pit of Marine Cpl. Cesar Laurean. READ MORE

Commentary from the president

Making Family Issues a Priority

Several times recently, I have heard speakers refer to the family as the first and most important unit of government. I agree. The fundamental purpose of the family, which is created by marriage, is to provide a safe, secure and stable environment for the raising of children. READ MORE

Spotlight Story

Preparing to Act

Editor Brittany Farrell highlights some of the topics covered in this issue of Family North Carolina and encourages citizen participation in the process of governing. READ MORE