ACLU concerned about Wilmington plan to ban gangs from parks
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 10/01/2013 - 11:24am.

videoThe American Civil Liberties Union says it has "serious concerns" about a proposal Wilmington City Council is considering that would ban gang members from city parks. If adopted, Wilmington would be the first city in the state to enact such a law.

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NC judge OKs Charlotte gang crackdown with new law
Submitted by WWAY on Fri, 08/23/2013 - 1:00pm.

A Mecklenburg County judge is the first to use a North Carolina law that forbids members of a street gang from having any contact with each other.

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ACLU to seek challenge of NC gay marriage ban
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 07/09/2013 - 1:15pm.

The American Civil Liberties Union says it's looking for ways to challenge North Carolina's constitutional ban against same-sex marriages.

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ACLU: Marijuana arrests in NC racially biased
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 06/04/2013 - 12:02pm.

The American Civil Liberties Union says new figures show arrests for marijuana possession are racially biased in the country and North Carolina, where blacks account for 50 percent of the arrests while comprising 22 percent of the population.

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Panel OKs tougher funeral protest penalties in NC
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 02/06/2013 - 12:33pm.

Criminal penalties for people who disrupt a funeral or memorial service would get tougher under a bill approved by a House judiciary committee.

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NC groups talk mobilizing efforts against voter ID
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 01/23/2013 - 11:07am.

videoGroups opposed to likely legislation at the General Assembly this year requiring North Carolina citizens to show identification before voting in person already are rolling out a plan to fight it.

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Judge rules against NC anti-abortion license plate
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 12/10/2012 - 12:37pm.

video A federal judge has squelched North Carolina's plans to offer an anti-abortion license plate, saying the state can't offer that viewpoint without also letting residents buy pro-choice plates.

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Inmate's sentence switched from death to life
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 09/10/2012 - 12:27pm.

A North Carolina inmate sentenced to death 15 years ago will instead serve a life sentence in prison.

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Dunn considers ban of sagging pants
Submitted by WWAY on Thu, 08/16/2012 - 7:22am.

Sagging pants may be on the way out in Dunn. Dunn City Council plans an ordinance to ban saggy pants.

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Commissioners react to mounting criticism of voting down contraceptive funding; Barfield: a colossal mistake
Submitted by Marissa Jasek on Wed, 03/14/2012 - 10:11pm.

video Criticism of the New Hanover County Commission's vote against accepting a family planning grant has reached the state level, and now the board wants to reconsider.

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