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Friday, November 27, 2020


Commissioners react to mounting criticism of voting down contraceptive funding; Barfield: a colossal mistake

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.

ACLU-NC criticizes New Hanover Commissioners for rejecting reproductive health grant for women

The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina today criticized the New Hanover County Board of Commissioners for voting Monday to reject a state grant that would have funded reproductive health care and family planning services for women.

Groups praise court’s decision on NC prayer case

Backers of a lawsuit over Christian prayers before Forsyth County commission meetings are praising a US Supreme Court decision not to hear an appeal of a judge's order prohibiting the practice.

Opposition voiced against Charlotte protest rules

Some opponents of protest-limiting ordinances in Charlotte got a police response for overstaying their turn at a microphone.

Charlotte proposes cracking down on DNC protesters

North Carolina's largest city is hearing from the public on new ideas by Charlotte police and city attorneys to limit protesters during this year's Democratic National Convention.

US judge blocks NC ‘Choose Life’ plates for now

A federal judge is putting a temporary halt to North Carolina's plans to allow people to purchase anti-abortion license plates.

NC ACLU sues over ‘Choose Life’ license plates

The state chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has filed a federal lawsuit seeking to prevent production of North Carolina's new anti-abortion "Choose Life" license plates.

Groups want info on concert dustup at Fort Bragg

Two civil liberties groups are asking the Army for information on Fort Bragg's handling of a Christian concert last fall and a secular-themed event that was canceled by organizers.

NC city to use lottery for religious flag display

A city council in North Carolina has decided to use a lottery to decide on the display of flags with religious symbols at a memorial.

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