House Republicans are advancing a proposed constitutional amendment to reinforce North Carolina laws prohibiting union membership and paying union dues as a requirement for employment. A House judiciary committee Thursday … Click to Continue »
A 2012 amendment declared that 'marriage between one man and one woman is the only domestic legal union that shall be valid or recognized in this State.'
Efforts have failed to approve legislation doing away with North Carolina's "bathroom bill." So Democrats are now targeting Republican legislators who have spoken publicly about the need for repealing the … Click to Continue »
A constitutional amendment lowering the cap on North Carolina income tax rates is halfway to voters following Senate passage of a November 2018 referendum. The Republican-controlled chamber voted mostly along … Click to Continue »
The latest effort by Democrats at the North Carolina legislature to try to repeal the state's "bathroom bill" has fallen short. House Minority Leader Darren Jackson proposed an amendment Tuesday … Click to Continue »
Hat-tip to Lisa Sorg, who put the "T" in Tenacity: Reached by email, Jonathan Jones, director of the Open Government Coalition at Elon University, said the county’s policy “clearly violates the First Amendment.” Under North Carolina law, counties and cities are required allocated time in their meetings for public comment at least monthly. Show More Summary
A registered sex offender argues that North Carolina's law keeping him off Facebook and other sites violates his First Amendment rights. The post The Supreme Court Could Soon Decide if You Have a Right to Facebook appeared first on WIRED.
"No local government in this State may enact or amend an ordinance regulating employment practices or regulating public accommodations or access to restrooms, showers, or changing facilities."
A North Carolina high school teacher who stomped on the American flag as part of a lesson the First Amendment was suspended without pay by the school. On Wednesday, the county school board voted 5-2 in favor of upholding the … More » The post Schoolteacher Suspended Without Pay For Stomping On Flag appeared first on EveryJoe.
The modern Republican Party prides itself on its absolute support for free speech. So vigorous is the GOP’s support for the First Amendment that the party opposes any limit on corporate electioneering or campaign contributions, insisting that the ability to donate unlimited money to a politician is a critical form of political expression. Show More Summary
A North Carolina teacher who wanted to teach his students about the First Amendment, and stepped on a flag to show how symbols could be legally desecrated, has been suspended for 10 days without pay. Which perhaps proves his point that some people don't understand how the First Amendment works.
A high school teacher in Fayetteville, North Carolina has been suspended after stepping on the American flag in class as part of a lesson.
Photo Courtesy of ShareTrails.org The National Park Service has proposed to changes regulations for off-road vehicle use at Cape Hatteras National Seashore in North Carolina. The National Park Service (NPS) proposes to amend its special...Show More Summary
A high school teacher has been placed on paid leave after stomping on the U.S. flag. Lee Francis is a history teacher in Fayetteville, North Carolina. He provided the lesson about the first amendment to his students that included the controversial demonstration. Show More Summary
A North Carolina teacher is in hot water after being caught on camera appearing to stomp on an American flag in the classroom, as part of a lesson on free speech and the First Amendment, The Fayetteville Observer is reporting. Sara Taylor is a parent of a student at Massey Hill Classical High School, where... Show More Summary
On Tuesday, August 9th, while campaigning in Wilmington, North Carolina, Donald Trump committed one more gaffe for the ages, appearing to implicitly suggest that supporters of the Second Amendment might want to assassinate Hillary Clinton, lest she attempt to overturn the amendment's protections via her picks for the Supreme Court. Show More Summary
Something about those Second Amendment people. If this isn’t a kick in the head, I don’t know what is. Donald Trump's presidential campaign is facing a lawsuit in a North Carolina court after allegedly failing to discipline a staffer who threatened several of his coworkers with a gun. Show More Summary
A C-SPAN caller from Michigan proved on Wednesday that even Trump supporters could interpret the GOP nominee's comments about using the Second Amendment to stop Hillary as a call to gun violence. During a rally in North Carolina on Tuesday,...Show More Summary
Dan Rather, the disgraced former CBS Evening News anchor, took to Facebook in an epic rant after Donald Trump remarked at a campaign rally in North Carolina yesterday that maybe “the Second Amendment People” could stop Hillary Clinton from appointing anti-gun judges if she becomes president: “No trying-to-be objective and fair journalist, no citizen who […]
At a rally in Wilmington, North Carolina yesterday, real life Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suggested that a Hillary Clinton presidency would result in a Supreme Court willing to undermine Second Amendment rights -- and he may have called for Clinton's assassination. "If she gets to pick her judges,......