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Articles focusing on North Carolina politics and legal issues.

Thwarting Equality and Justice for All [Updated]

May 22, 2013

Updated June 7, 2013: The North Carolina General Assembly House voted on Wednesday, June 5 to repeal the Racial Justice Act on a 77 to 39 vote.  The vote was split strictly along party lines, with no Democrats supporting repeal and only one Republican representative opposing repeal.  The Senate ...[Continue Reading]

The Racial Injustice Act

August 13, 2012

Have you ever heard of Marcus Reymond Robinson?  He is the man who was convicted of kidnapping 17-year-old high-school student Erik Tornblom and shooting him in the face with a sawed-off shotgun during a robbery that netted a grand total of $27.  In 1994, Robinson was sentenced to death in ...[Continue Reading]

North Carolina: No Longer Open For Business

April 10, 2012

Imagine being a ten-year-old child in the foster system, growing up believing that no person truly loves you and feeling as if you are only seen as a quick solution to a monetary need. Feeling lonely and desperate, you run away. Running away seems like a great option because this way, you become ...[Continue Reading]
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