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N.C. Primary Election Is Underway
In just two days - on Thursday, April 24 - One-Stop Early Voting will begin for North Carolina's May 6 Primary Election. more

Mike Adams Chalks A Big Victory for Academic Freedom
In a major victory for the academic freedom of Christian professors nationwide, a federal judge last week ordered the University of North Carolina at Wilmington to give Professor Mike Adams the promotion to full professor he should have received seven years ago and to pay him $50,000 in back pay. more

ACLU Employs New Strategy in Second Marriage Lawsuit
The effort to force the redefinition of marriage on North Carolina escalated last week with the filing of a second federal lawsuit challenging the state's marriage laws - this time on behalf of three same-sex couples with serious medical conditions who were legally "married" in other states. more

"Dialogue" as a Counter to "Silence"
This week, as activist groups prepare for the pro-homosexual "Day of Silence" in thousands of schools nationwide, Christian students have the opportunity to engage in an alternative event aimed at promoting the Truth about sexuality in the classroom through respectful, student initiated conversations. more

Fifth Circuit Ruling Bolsters Pro-Life Efforts in N.C.
As health regulators are currently working to update North Carolina's abortion clinic rules, pro-life citizens in the Old North State are pointing to a recent decision by a federal appeals court to demonstrate how higher standards of care for abortion clinics are lawful and should be incorporated into the state's regulatory structure. more



Update on Adams v. UNC-Wilmington Lawsuit
This week on “Family Policy Matters,” NCFPC president John Rustin talks with Travis Barham, staff counsel for the Alliance Defending Freedom, about a huge victory for academic freedom in a case involving professor Mike Adams, a professor of criminology at the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. On March 20, a federal jury found UNC-Wilmington guilty of viewpoint discrimination against Professor Adams, and Travis discusses that ruling and the next steps for the lawsuit. (April 19) listen


Feature Article: The Life Battle
Attorney Mary Summa analyzes the successes and opportunities for improvement in North Carolina's largest piece of pro-life legislation. more

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