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Most people miss the most significant line in the Declaration of Independence.

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WASHINGTON — A conservative group within the U.S. House of Representatives is backing Rep. Richard Hudson’s plan to strengthen protection for gun owners who carry concealed firearms in public.

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RALEIGH — House lawmakers want to leapfrog the federal government and convene a constitutional convention of the states to pass new amendments to the U.S. Constitution.

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RALEIGH — Occupational therapists who move to North Carolina would have an easier time getting back to work under a bill in the General Assembly.

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Wednesday, 31 March 2021 14:38

OPINION: States should 'Just Say No' to the feds

I’ve never attended Mardi Gras, but I have experienced the pirate-themed mega-party known as Gasparilla in Tampa. And I watched d a lot of people “breaking the law.”

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RALEIGH — N.C. Rep. Jason Saine, R-Lincoln, has introduced a bill that would make daylight saving time permanent in the Tar Heel State.

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If one isn’t paying attention to Second Amendment issues, they might not know North Carolina has lost a lot of ground compared to other states over the past few decades. Our state doesn’t make any of the worst lists, but many rankings no longer put us near the top 10. Gun & Ammo magazine ranked N.C. 26 out of 50 for best states for gun owners in 2019.   

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Tuesday, 11 February 2020 15:04

COLUMN: Yes, the ERA has been ratified

On Jan. 15, Virginia became the 38th state to ratify the Equal Rights Amendment. According to the U.S. Constitution, that makes the ERA part of "the supreme law of the land."

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Monday, 21 October 2019 12:58

COLUMN: States are better governed

As established in the federal constitution, America’s national government was meant to be small and tightly focused on matters of truly nationwide scope. It is neither. Washington busybodies have usurped countless powers that, according to the clear language of the Tenth Amendment, were “reserved to the States respectively, or to the people.”

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