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NC Appeals Ruling On Anti-Abortion License Plate

The state of North Carolina is appealing a federal judge’s ruling that it can’t offer anti-abortion license plates unless it also makes plates available for people who support abortion rights.

01/04/2013

A North Carolina judge has sided with an ACLU lawsuit banning anti-abortion license plates on First Amendment grounds. (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NC Judge Rules Against Anti-Abortion License Plates

North Carolina can’t offer anti-abortion license plates unless it also makes plates available for people who support abortion rights, a federal judge said in a ruling that squelches the plan that includes proceeds going to crisis pregnancy centers in the state.

12/10/2012

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Group Says NC Violated Separation Of Church, State

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A humanist group is claiming the state of North Carolina violated the First Amendment by allowing voting in churches that advocated anti-gay political stances.

06/11/2012

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ACLU Warns On Prayers At NC Legislature Meetings

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Bolstered by a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision not to intervene in a case involving prayer at government meetings, the North Carolina chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union warned the General Assembly Thursday to curtail religion-specific invocations at its sessions.

CBS Charlotte–02/02/2012