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NC domestic violence laws still discriminate against LGBTQ people

Same-sex couples in North Carolina won the freedom to marry in 2014, but LGBTQ people continue to be denied equal protection under the law in many other areas of life. North Carolina is currently the only state in the nation that prevents those in same-sex relationships from accessing protective orders for domestic violence.

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Marriage equality is here to stay in North Carolina

On Oct. 10 and Oct. 14, two federal judges – one appointed by a Democratic president, one appointed by a Republican president – handed down rulings that declared North Carolina’s ban on marriage for same-sex couples to be ...
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The Voting Rights Act is still necessary

The right of every eligible citizen to cast a ballot and participate in the democratic process is one of the most deeply held American values. But, as any observer of history knows, that right has not always been ...
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