North Carolina

Unpacking North Carolina’s Ballot Initiative Shortfall

February 26, 2024

. . . voting measures are opportunities for citizens of a state to propose a change in legislation or a state constitutional amendment.  Ballot initiatives are commonly viewed as a pure form of democracy and may be utilized by those who feel underrepresented by their state or local politicians. ...[Continue Reading]

To Drink or Not to Drink?

February 6, 2024

The 21st Amendment was passed on December 5, 1933, ending the nationwide prohibition.  North Carolinian drinkers rejoiced, although their celebrations were short-lived. The state stayed true to its temperance roots and continued to enforce its state-wide prohibition for several months. ...[Continue Reading]

Flint…North Carolina?

September 5, 2016

With toxins recently found in drinking water in Person County, NC, many residents are wondering whether government officials are telling the whole truth, or if this may be turning into a “Flint Michigan” catastrophe. ...[Continue Reading]

Victimizing Yourself

October 19, 2015

Can minors be charged and convicted for possession and distribution of child pornography for having naked selfies of themselves on their phones? In North Carolina, the answer is yes. ...[Continue Reading]
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