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Massive crowd protests Trump, anti-LGBT law in North Carolina

A massive crowd took to the streets in North Carolina on Saturday in opposition of President Donald Trump and to a state law limiting LGBT rights for an annual civil rights march. The “Moral March on Raleigh” was led by the North Carolina NAACP for an 11th year. Officials in Raleigh didn’t provide any information

Heartland Institute Expert Reacts to Ohio’s Civil Asset Forfeiture Bill

Jesse Hathaway, Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) yesterday signed into law House Bill 347, which would require law enforcement agencies to seek a criminal conviction before a person’s property is forfeited over to the government.   Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) yesterday signed into law House Bill 347, which would require law enforcement agencies to seek

North Carolina Governor McCrory Concedes

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory conceded the governor’s race Monday, clearing the way for Democrat Roy Cooper to be declared the winner nearly four weeks after Election Day. The win by Cooper, the state’s outgoing attorney general, gives Democrats an important consolation prize after a disappointing election across the country. However, Republicans retain super majorities

Planned Parenthood’s Legal Fight To Kill Babies With Down Syndrome

Amanda Prestigiacomo, As insufferable feminists, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Hollywood continue to deceitfully prop up Planned Parenthood as some moral paragon under the guise of women’s “health,” the abortion mill is literally pursuing a legal battle for the “right” to kill unborn babies with Down Syndrome.  Planned Parenthood has teamed up with the American Civil Liberties Union to try

Freedom-to-Disagree in America

Jerry Newcombe, If you care about the freedom-to-disagree in America, keep your eyes on the gubernatorial election in the Tar Heel state. In “North Carolina Governor could lose election over bathroom bill” (adn.com, 10/9/16), Dana Millbank writes, “North Carolina’s Republican governor, Pat McCrory, was a good bet for reelection earlier this year….Since then, McCrory’s fortunes

Dozens of investors say North Carolina bathroom law ‘bad for business’

Nearly 60 U.S. investors who together manage more than $2 trillion in assets called on North Carolina on Monday to repeal a law they said is making it harder for companies in the state to hire top talent by limiting protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans gender people. Under the law, enacted in March,

Charlotte not budging on ordinance that spurred North Carolina bathroom law

The mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina, refused on Monday to back off an ordinance that had aimed to expand anti-discrimination protections for gay and transgender people in the state’s largest city but also sparked a controversial state law. The Republican leaders of North Carolina’s legislature said in a statement late on Sunday they believed their

Job-Creating Mike Pence Vs. Job-Crushing Tim Kaine

JOBS Mike Pence Has Made Job Creation His Top Priority When Mike Pence Was Sworn In As Governor Of Indiana In January 2013, The Unemployment Rate Of Indiana Was 8.4%, And The Total Unemployed Was At 266,731. (Indiana Statewide Statistics, The Bureau Of Labor Statistics, Accessed 7/22/16) As Of Last Month The Unemployment Rate Of

NBA moves 2017 All-Star Game out of Charlotte

The NBA has decided to move its 2017 All-Star Game from Charlotte, N.C., in opposition to North Carolina’s House Bill 2 that limits anti-discrimination protections in the state. According to a statement released by the league Thursday, the NBA will announce a new location for the 2017 All-Star Game in the coming weeks, and begin

Constitutional Carry Went Into Effect In West Virginia

Matt Vespa, Well, it’s happened. West Virginia became the eighth state to adopt constitutional carry. One in ten residents already have a concealed carry permit, and the new measures signal another victory for Second Amendment rights. Democratic Gov. Early Ray Tomblin vetoed the measure back in March, but the state legislature—with bipartisan support—overrode it. Yet,

Loretta Lynch: Civil rights key to suit against LGBT law

Civil rights laws exist for anyone victimized because of a physical characteristic they can’t control, and that’s why the U.S. Justice Department challenged a North Carolina law that blocks some legal protections for LGBT citizens, U.S. Attorney General Loretta Lynch said Tuesday. Lynch’s comments came in response to criticism hours earlier by conservative black pastors

Roger Stone: What Ted Cruz Really Thinks About the American Worker

Roger Stone | Daily Caller “Cruz is a clever snake oil salesman” Despite the old guard and amateur pundits blaming Donald Trump and the majority of GOP voters who support him, much of the rift in the Republican Party has been caused by Texas Senator Ted Cruz conning nationalists into believing he is one of