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North Carolina Should Not Execute the Severely Mentally Ill

If the state is going to be in the grisly business of killing its own citizens through capital punishment, then at the very least it should reserve that punishment for the worst of the worst. Yet North Carolina ...
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Join the new civil rights movement

If you weren’t in Raleigh for the NAACP’s “Historic Thousands on Jones Street” (HK on J) demonstration earlier this month, you missed a critical movement in North Carolina’s history. But don’t fret—you still have time to check out the 14-point agenda (endorsed by more than 80 sponsoring organizations) and learn about some of the most pressing issues the state faces. ...
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It’s time to end discrimination based on sexual orientation

By David Mills Do you believe that every American should have equal rights under the law? If you do, then you’re like the vast majority of Americans who believe in this bedrock national value. But did you know ...
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It’s Time to Rein in State Subsidies for Private Colleges

By David Mills, Common Sense Foundation Do you want your tax dollars to pay for rich kids to attend private colleges? The N.C. General Assembly has for years now been finding new ways to subsidize tuition at private ...
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Landfills Stink

By David Mills, Common Sense Foundation There’s a saying about computers: “Garbage in, garbage out.” It means that you can’t expect to put bad data into a computer and expect something wonderful to come out. That saying can ...
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