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Lawmakers were concerned that the bill could end up banning some types of contraceptives. (Getty Images)

Bill Banning Abortions Beyond 19 Weeks Stalls In South Carolina Senate

Lawmakers expressed concern the bill was too broad and that it could end up banning contraceptives.


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Bill Banning Abortion At 20 Weeks Heads To House

A bill banning abortion in South Carolina beyond 19 weeks of pregnancy advanced Tuesday to the House floor, with supporters hoping it eventually heads to a courtroom.


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Judge: No Quick Trial On NC Voting Law Changes

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge in Winston-Salem says there will be no trial on North Carolina’s voting law changes until after the 2014 elections. U.S. District Judge Joi Peake said Thursday a lawsuit […]


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ACLU: Marijuana Arrests In N.C. Racially Biased

The American Civil Liberties Union says new figures show arrests for marijuana possession are racially biased in the country and North Carolina, where blacks account for 50 percent of the arrests while comprising 22 percent of the population.


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Police Chaplains Banned From Praying To Jesus At Public Events

Chaplains for the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department were told to stop praying in Jesus’ name during public events.