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Democrats raise funds for GOP after North Carolina headquarters firebombed

What started as a suspected political act of terror in North Carolina soon helped bring party lines together on Sunday night, after a GOP building was firebombed. Democrats rallied behind Republicans raising funds for the office that was attacked. The GOP office was vandalized late Saturday night as a bottle of flammable liquid was thrown

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