The Charlotte City Council voted this morning to rescind the non-discrimination ordinance that prompted House Bill 2.  Following this announcement, Gov.-elect Roy Cooper has said state Legislative leaders have promised him to hold a special session Tuesday to repeal HB 2, telling the Charlotte Observer, “Senate Leader Phil Berger and House Speaker Tim Moore assured me that […]

The gubernatorial race in North Carolina has technically not been decided.  With 4.6 million votes cast, Democratic challenger Roy Cooper reportedly leads incumbent Pat McCrory by less than 5,000 votes. Last night, Roy Cooper declared victory in the race, but McCrory has announced that the results won’t be final until at least Nov. 18 when […]

Governor Pat McCrory announced today that the State of North Carolina is offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information leading to an arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the firebombing that occurred at the Orange County Republican Headquarters. This past Sunday morning, a fire occurred at the Headquarters located […]

The U.S. death toll from Hurricane Matthew is at 20 including ten people in North Carolina.  Governor Pat McCrory, is also reporting that five individuals are still missing and 1,500 remain stranded by floodwaters in Lumberton, North Carolina.  High water will continue to be a problem for much of the week and many places on the interstate are […]

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser is the latest of governmental leadership to ban government employees’ travel to North Carolina, in response to NC’s new anti-LGBT law. New York, Connecticut, and the cities of San Francisco and Boston drew a line in the sand in the last few weeks. All in response to North Carolina’s law signed last […]

North Carolina Governor Pat McCrory has signed a bill into law allowing student-led prayer. The three-page law gives students equal protection to pray silently, out loud (alone or with others) as a student is allowed to reflect, meditate or speak on non-religious matters. The new law makes provision for students to be able to organize […]