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Fourth Circuit Strikes Down Discriminatory Provisions of Gov. Pat McCrory's North Carolina "Omnibus" Election Law

Harold Lloyd | Posted 08.08.2016 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down provisions of Gov. Pat McCrory's "omnibus" election law requiring photo identification in form bla...

The "Fix" Is In: Tweaking House Bill 2 (And Workers, Too)

Harold Lloyd | Posted 07.06.2016 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

The North Carolina legislature recently passed legislation partially restoring state-law employment discrimination claims eliminated by House Bill 2. ...

Razing Babel: Two Sonnets for Too Xenophobic Times

Harold Lloyd | Posted 06.08.2016 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

In these Xenophobic times, we should recognize that Razing Babel was a blessing not a curse. The punishment of imprisonment within a single, narrow tongue proves much, much worse than the inconvenience of dealing with others who don't speak our native language. Here's why:

Religious Hypocrites and Their Timeless Tactics: McCrory, Tartuffe, and House Bill 2

Harold Lloyd | Posted 05.22.2016 | Politics
Harold Lloyd

With HB 2, Pat McCrory fleeces every worker of employment protections including the right to sue in state court for discrimination based on "race, religion, color, national origin, age, sex or handicap."

The Orwellian Plot to Unseat North Carolina Governor McCrory

Domenick Scudera | Posted 04.28.2016 | Queer Voices
Domenick Scudera

To reasonable Americans, it would appear that the backlash over North Carolina's HB2 legislation is the reaction to an egregious injustice. North Carolina governor Pat McCrory sees it differently.

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory Defies GOP Legislature, Vetoes 'Ag-Gag' Bill

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.29.2015 | Politics

North Carolina's Republican Gov. Pat McCrory vetoed a bill on Friday, sent to him by the Republican-controlled General Assembly, that would have allow...

Samantha Lachman

For North Carolina Attorney General, Running For Governor Will Mean Taking On His Top Client

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.02.2015 | Politics

RALEIGH, N.C.-- When North Carolina Attorney General Roy Cooper (D) announced in February that the state would receive $21.5 million in a settlement w...

North Carolina May Be The Next State To Reject The Common Core

Reuters | Posted 08.05.2014 | Politics

By Marti Maguire RALEIGH, N.C., June 5 (Reuters) - North Carolina is poised to join a handful of states that have rejected educational...

Pretty Little Speed Trap

Kristen Hotham Carroll | Posted 05.04.2014 | Travel
Kristen Hotham Carroll

My wife and I are artists, and we travel extensively in search of beauty and inspiration. We have been fortunate to see some of the most glorious corn...

Food Store Cook Reportedly Fired For Sarcastic Remark To GOP Gov

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

A gourmet food store cook in Charlotte was fired Sunday after North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory’s security detail complained about a comment the worke...

North Carolina is No Fairy Tale -- But Will There Be a Happy Ending?

Katie Mgongolwa | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics
Katie Mgongolwa

In this faraway land, McCrory was very happy to become the ruler over this vast land. He sat down in his new, bright and shiny office and thought about the things he had promised people over his campaign.

Rebecca Klein

Why One Republican Governor Got A Bag Of Coal For Christmas

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 12.18.2013 | Politics

Some North Carolina teachers want Republican Gov. Pat McCrory to know that he landed on their "naughty list" this holiday season. Displeased with r...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Governor: We Didn't 'Shorten Early Voting,' We 'Compacted The Calendar'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- On Aug. 13, North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed into law a voter ID bill that was widely denounced by civil rights advocates. Not...

State To Close Critical Abortion Clinic

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 08.01.2013 | Politics

FemCare, said to be the only North Carolina abortion clinic to remain open following the recent passage of a controversial abortion bill, had its lice...

North Carolina Teacher Quits In Protest Of GOP-Backed Education Cuts

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

After seeing her salary increased by just over one percent in the past five years and with no hope for a raise in the immediate future, Anastasia True...

Governor Signs State's Controversial Abortion Bill

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 07.30.2013 | Politics

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory (R) signed a restrictive anti-abortion bill into law, CNN reported on Monday. The bill first passed the state's Sen...

Amanda Terkel

NC GOP Turns Motorcycle Safety Bill Into Abortion Bill With No Public Notice

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- North Carolina House Republicans are pushing legislation that would restrict abortion access, attaching the measure to an unrelated moto...

Laura Bassett

Harsh Anti-Abortion Bill Advances Despite GOP Governor's Rebuke

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 07.03.2013 | Politics

The North Carolina state Senate quickly voted Wednesday to pass a package of anti-abortion amendments attached to a bill that would ban Sharia law, de...

Gov Pushes Back Against Massive Protests Of GOP Agenda

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 06.05.2013 | Politics

A day after a large protest at North Carolina's General Assembly flooded into the halls of the state Senate and led to more than 150 arrests, Gov. Pat...

New Gov Continues Shift Toward Tea Party

Bloomberg | Posted 01.26.2013 | Politics

In 14 years as Charlotte's mayor, North Carolina governor-elect Pat McCrory advocated light rail, bike lanes, tree planting and mandatory sidewalks in...