Family North Carolina Winter 2014


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

The Marriage Wage Premium

Dr. Mark Steckbeck, professor of economics at Campbell University, dispels the myth that marriage is bad for your bank account. Along with the health, mental, and emotional benefits for men, women, and children, marriage provides one of the strongest antidotes to individual and societal poverty, a fact governments should note when crafting public policy. READ MORE

Spotlight Story

The Life Battle – Celebrating and Building on SB 353

Attorney Mary Summa analyzes the successes and opportunities for improvement in North Carolina’s largest piece of pro-life legislation in decades. READ MORE

Spotlight Story

Expanding School Choice

Education expert Dr. Terry Stoops outlines the benefits and logistics of North Carolina’s two new school choice programs. READ MORE

Spotlight Story

Breeding Addiction for Profit

As the casino debate heats up across the state, Alysse ElHage offers a roundup of the documented harms associated with increased gambling. READ MORE

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Interview: Robert P. George, Ph.D.

NCFPC president John Rustin talks with Professor Robert George about issues from his latest book, Conscience and Its Enemies: Confronting the Dogmas of Liberal Secularism. READ MORE