John Cole's political cartoons on North Carolina topics appear weekly for NC Policy Watch. He is currently the staff cartoonist for the editorial pages of The Times-Tribune in Scranton, PA. Prior to this, he enjoyed a nearly 20-year run with The Herald-Sun in Durham, NC, where he developed an affection for the state, its people and its politics. His award-winning work is internationally syndicated by Cagle Cartoons.
In the aftermath of the repeal of HB2, NC Policy Watch is looking to identify areas of common ground that may provide avenues for progress in this controversial area of North Carolina public policy. We are polling all 170 members of the North Carolina General Assembly to gauge their attitudes on one simple and straightforward question:
Do you think it should be legal or illegal to fire employees because they are gay?