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Voters will decide next week who should preside over North Carolina’s highest court for as long as eight years.
Voters will decide next week who should preside over North Carolina’s highest court for as long as eight years.
 
May I introduce you to some of the first-degree murderers who had their death sentences indefinitely postponed by our state Supreme Court on June 5.
May I introduce you to some of the first-degree murderers who had their death sentences indefinitely postponed by our state Supreme Court on June 5.
 
On Friday, the extremist leftwing majority on North Carolina Supreme Court continued their habit of legislating from the bench and quietly released a series of radical opinions changing existing laws.
On Friday, the extremist leftwing majority on North Carolina Supreme Court continued their habit of legislating from the bench and quietly released a series of radical opinions changing existing laws.
 
In honor of the late Larry Womble, former NC State Representative, Governor Roy Cooper is extending the notice for all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities.
In honor of the late Larry Womble, former NC State Representative, Governor Roy Cooper is extending the notice for all United States and North Carolina flags at state facilities.
 
When selecting justices to sit on North Carolina’s highest court, it helps voters to have access to that court’s decisions in major cases.
When selecting justices to sit on North Carolina’s highest court, it helps voters to have access to that court’s decisions in major cases.
 
Lawyers, victims, and family members gathered in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse last week to hear the last remaining Racial Justice Act cases
Lawyers, victims, and family members gathered in the Mecklenburg County Courthouse last week to hear the last remaining Racial Justice Act cases
 
Republican Buck Newton and Democrat Josh Stein agreed on many topics during a debate by the attorney general candidates Tuesday night, but the dueling lawyers did it in sometimes disagreeable fashion on the details
Republican Buck Newton and Democrat Josh Stein agreed on many topics during a debate by the attorney general candidates Tuesday night, but the dueling lawyers did it in sometimes disagreeable fashion on the details
 
Four convicted murderers were back in court on Thursday in Fayetteville. They were put back on death row in December 2015 after the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled their case regarding the Racial Justice Act would go back to the lower courts to be heard again
Four convicted murderers were back in court on Thursday in Fayetteville. They were put back on death row in December 2015 after the North Carolina Supreme Court ruled their case regarding the Racial Justice Act would go back to the lower courts to be heard again
 
No, we’re not talking about The Coal Miner’s Daughter. We’re talking about the low-key New York prosecutor nominated by BarryO to replace the godawful, horrific Eric Holder as US Attorney General.
No, we’re not talking about The Coal Miner’s Daughter. We’re talking about the low-key New York prosecutor nominated by BarryO to replace the godawful, horrific Eric Holder as US Attorney General.
 
North Carolina's Supreme Court justices heard two oral arguments several weeks ago about two separate Racial Justice Act cases.
North Carolina's Supreme Court justices heard two oral arguments several weeks ago about two separate Racial Justice Act cases.
 
A crowded field is squaring off in the N.C. House District 58 race. Incumbent Rep. Alma Adams is making a run for the 12th District Congressional seat formerly held by U.S. Rep. Mel Watt. District 58 covers Guilford County's midsection, including much of Greensboro.
A crowded field is squaring off in the N.C. House District 58 race. Incumbent Rep. Alma Adams is making a run for the 12th District Congressional seat formerly held by U.S. Rep. Mel Watt. District 58 covers Guilford County's midsection, including much of Greensboro.
 
The year 2013 saw the greatest changes in state government in the past fifty years.
 
Despite having 152 convicted murderers on death row, North Carolina has not conducted an execution since 2006.
Despite having 152 convicted murderers on death row, North Carolina has not conducted an execution since 2006.
 
As the dust settles on the landmark 2013 North Carolina legislative session, conservatives can look upon the accomplishments of the state legislature and find much to celebrate.
As the dust settles on the landmark 2013 North Carolina legislative session, conservatives can look upon the accomplishments of the state legislature and find much to celebrate.
 
Attorney General Roy Cooper's recent dog and pony show was an embarrassment to his office. Cooper had gotten wind that Senate budget writers were planning to transfer the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) from Cooper's control to the Department of Public Safety (DPS).
Attorney General Roy Cooper's recent dog and pony show was an embarrassment to his office. Cooper had gotten wind that Senate budget writers were planning to transfer the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) from Cooper's control to the Department of Public Safety (DPS).
 
Capital punishment - or the death penalty - originates from the Latin word capitalis, which literally translates to "regarding the head," referencing how capital crimes were originally punished by the severing of the head.
Capital punishment - or the death penalty - originates from the Latin word capitalis, which literally translates to "regarding the head," referencing how capital crimes were originally punished by the severing of the head.
 
"The prosecutor is a racist and the first-degree, cold-blooded killer is a victim." This two-part statement is the claim of every legal appeal under the ill-conceived Racial Justice Act (RJA).
"The prosecutor is a racist and the first-degree, cold-blooded killer is a victim." This two-part statement is the claim of every legal appeal under the ill-conceived Racial Justice Act (RJA).
 
For good reason, the Racial Justice Act (RJA) was recently repealed by the North Carolina General Assembly.
For good reason, the Racial Justice Act (RJA) was recently repealed by the North Carolina General Assembly.
 
It's been the conventional wisdom that State House Speaker Thom Tillis was national Republicans' odds-on favorite to take on incumbent Democrat US Senator Kay Hagan in November 2014.
It's been the conventional wisdom that State House Speaker Thom Tillis was national Republicans' odds-on favorite to take on incumbent Democrat US Senator Kay Hagan in November 2014.
 
News flash from the Left: The new legislative leadership is rolling back years of laws made under the old leadership.This is a surprise? Were these folks not paying attention during the election when conservatives promised smaller government with lower taxes, more accountability and...
News flash from the Left: The new legislative leadership is rolling back years of laws made under the old leadership.This is a surprise? Were these folks not paying attention during the election when conservatives promised smaller government with lower taxes, more accountability and...
 
It is hardly surprising Republicans in Raleigh have been busy over the past few months. This is the first time in over a century the party has controlled...
It is hardly surprising Republicans in Raleigh have been busy over the past few months. This is the first time in over a century the party has controlled...
 
Families know the fight and closure are long from over, but they are relieved the Racial Justice Act will be no more.
Families know the fight and closure are long from over, but they are relieved the Racial Justice Act will be no more.
 
McClatchy, WRAL and the rest of the legacy media are trying to tell us that this "Moral Monday" stuff is a homegrown, spontaneous grassroots movement.
McClatchy, WRAL and the rest of the legacy media are trying to tell us that this "Moral Monday" stuff is a homegrown, spontaneous grassroots movement.
 
I don't understand what has people - who don't have a political allegiance aligned with that of Attorney General Roy Cooper - all shaken up about realigning the SBI into the Department of Public Safety.
I don't understand what has people - who don't have a political allegiance aligned with that of Attorney General Roy Cooper - all shaken up about realigning the SBI into the Department of Public Safety.
 
Recently, I've been subjected to some insinuations that my Christianity and my conservatism are in question because I dare to raise questions about the leadership of the North Carolina House of Representatives.
Recently, I've been subjected to some insinuations that my Christianity and my conservatism are in question because I dare to raise questions about the leadership of the North Carolina House of Representatives.
 
I know we call ourselves "daily," but we're only human. Sometimes we need to stop and smell the roses. The staff and I did just that for the Memorial Day weekend.
I know we call ourselves "daily," but we're only human. Sometimes we need to stop and smell the roses. The staff and I did just that for the Memorial Day weekend.
 
The death penalty is always a hot topic in any discussion, but is HB 722 another back-door attempt to do away with the death penalty without addressing the issue itself?
The death penalty is always a hot topic in any discussion, but is HB 722 another back-door attempt to do away with the death penalty without addressing the issue itself?
 
A resolution is not a bill. A bill introduced is not a bill enacted. And a bill enacted is not necessarily a major policy change that will affect the everyday lives of North Carolinians.
A resolution is not a bill. A bill introduced is not a bill enacted. And a bill enacted is not necessarily a major policy change that will affect the everyday lives of North Carolinians.
 
There are quite a few cases where the new GOP administration in Raleigh has given me heartburn. But the fact that they are standing strong against the lefties and their identity politics games is encouraging.
There are quite a few cases where the new GOP administration in Raleigh has given me heartburn. But the fact that they are standing strong against the lefties and their identity politics games is encouraging.
 
State senator Thom Goolsby's (R-Wilmington) bill to repeal the grossly-misnamed Racial Justice Act has cleared its first hurdle.
State senator Thom Goolsby's (R-Wilmington) bill to repeal the grossly-misnamed Racial Justice Act has cleared its first hurdle.
 
March Madness is the moniker given the NCAA basketball tournament championship, but this year in North Carolina it is taking on new meaning. Seems like everyone is mad about something.
March Madness is the moniker given the NCAA basketball tournament championship, but this year in North Carolina it is taking on new meaning. Seems like everyone is mad about something.
 
The Senate Committee on Judiciary I is meeting this morning about SB 306. SB 306 would repeal the Racial Justice Act and lift the moratorium on the Death Penalty here in North Carolina.
The Senate Committee on Judiciary I is meeting this morning about SB 306. SB 306 would repeal the Racial Justice Act and lift the moratorium on the Death Penalty here in North Carolina.
 
Chapel Hill is known mainly for two things: (1) Great basketball and (2) loony-tunes lefty nuttiness. Basketball is down a little bit this year.
Chapel Hill is known mainly for two things: (1) Great basketball and (2) loony-tunes lefty nuttiness. Basketball is down a little bit this year.
 
While the state House leadership is talking about watering stuff down, slowing things down, appeasing the Democrats to "get stuff done,"
While the state House leadership is talking about watering stuff down, slowing things down, appeasing the Democrats to "get stuff done,"
 
One part of the legislation will repeal the Racial Justice Act, which many believe was a back-door tactic to get rid of the death penalty.
One part of the legislation will repeal the Racial Justice Act, which many believe was a back-door tactic to get rid of the death penalty.
 
Gov. Pat and his troops are headed to battle stations over the bill passed by the state Senate which blocks ObamaCare-related Medicaid expansion.
Gov. Pat and his troops are headed to battle stations over the bill passed by the state Senate which blocks ObamaCare-related Medicaid expansion.
 
It's becoming increasingly clear that the state House leadership and the governor's office are working in tandem.
It's becoming increasingly clear that the state House leadership and the governor's office are working in tandem.
 
During the 2009 Session of the General Assembly, Senator Floyd McKissick(D) from Durham County introduced the Racial Justice Act SB461. The act provides a process by which statistical evidence could be used to establish that race was the basis for seeking or obtaining the death penalty in any case.
During the 2009 Session of the General Assembly, Senator Floyd McKissick(D) from Durham County introduced the Racial Justice Act SB461. The act provides a process by which statistical evidence could be used to establish that race was the basis for seeking or obtaining the death penalty in any case.
 
Many scandals are about crimes and money, but equally destructive are scandals that corrode our sense of honor.
Many scandals are about crimes and money, but equally destructive are scandals that corrode our sense of honor.
 
I am getting sick and tired of seeing news stories that start off with that wording. The congressional GOP has "softened" its stance on -- among other things -- taxes, spending, immigration, and regulations.
I am getting sick and tired of seeing news stories that start off with that wording. The congressional GOP has "softened" its stance on -- among other things -- taxes, spending, immigration, and regulations.
 
Three more violent criminals escaped death row today -- thanks to a radically leftist Superior Court judge and a "gift" that keeps on giving from the NC General Assembly called The Racial Justice Act.
Three more violent criminals escaped death row today -- thanks to a radically leftist Superior Court judge and a "gift" that keeps on giving from the NC General Assembly called The Racial Justice Act.
 
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