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WASHINGTON — The American Oath Initiative, a 501(c)4 dedicated to recruiting, training, and supporting veterans who are willing to step forward to seek political office as a means to honoring their Oath to “Defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic” officially launched its efforts (Thursday) in advance of the 2022 elections.

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North Carolina’s Supreme Court has been attracting negative attention in recent weeks. Its Democratic justices stand accused of plotting to boot two Republican colleagues from an important case dealing with voter ID.

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When it comes to protecting economic liberty, North Carolinians get good help from their state constitution and state Supreme Court precedent. The Tar Heel State fares well in comparison with other states. But that could change.

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As conservatives, we cannot overstate the importance of both the U.S. and North Carolina constitutions. Those documents set the framework for our government, with any additional laws or regulations falling within those parameters. Our system of self-governance allows for those documents to be amended, and the time to do so is now for the state constitution.

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It would be outrageous.

It would be unprecedented.

It would damage the credibility and validity of North Carolina’s highest court for decades.

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Thursday, 08 July 2021 12:46

OPINION: When history is dangerous

Former Trump Secretary of State Mike Pompeo laid out conservatives’ opposition to teaching the truth about our nation. He tweeted, “If we teach that the founding of the United States of America was somehow flawed. It was corrupt. It was racist. That’s really dangerous. It strikes at the very foundations of our country.” It’s a belief that views our country as fragile instead of resilient. It assumes that the scrutiny of history can undermine the sentiments of the Declaration of Independence and that the power of our nation lies in the actions of people, not the greater ideals expressed in our founding documents. 

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RALEIGH — The N.C. Supreme Court has thrown out a lawsuit against owners of an Orange County quarry. Chief Justice Paul Newby’s opinion in the case focuses attention on the fundamental importance of the right to petition government.

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The Convention of States Project seeks, as its name reflects, a convention of states as provided for in Article V of the U.S. Constitution. Such a convention, CPS claims, would "only allow" discussion of amendments that "limit the power and jurisdiction of the federal government, impose fiscal restraints, and place term limits on federal officials."

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RALEIGH — North Carolina's state representative Ben Moss (district 66) was honored with a plaque for his support of term limits on Congress. U.S. Term Limits, the nation’s oldest and largest pro-term limits group, presented the distinction to Moss at the North Carolina capitol earlier this week.

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RALEIGH — The General Assembly will consider a measure to enshrine North Carolina’s right-to-work policies in the state constitution.

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