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Anti-abortion protesters attend the March for Life on Jan. 25, 2013 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

North Carolina Senate Approves New Abortion Restrictions

The North Carolina Senate has tentatively approved legislation that would require abortion clinics to meet new operating standards and require physicians be present when the procedure is performed.

07/02/2013

File photo of South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who will be the next to review legislation regarding the disclosure of a given person's mental problems to federal authorities. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

S.C. Approves Measure To Share Mental Health Info

South Carolina lawmakers have given final approval to legislation that would give federal authorities information about people who have been determined by a court to have mental problems.

05/02/2013

File photo of a person purchasing several rolls of duct tape. (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

Lawmaker: Women Should Cover Nipples With Duct Tape To Avoid Jail Time In Proposed Topless Bill

A bill that could send women to prison for going topless in public appears set for approval by the North Carolina legislature.

02/15/2013

(Photo by Travis Long/Raleigh News & Observer/MCT via Getty Images)

McCrory Wants NC College Focus On In-Demand Jobs

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Gov. Pat McCrory says he’s determined to get North Carolina’s public university system focused on teaching what’s economically useful. McCrory’s comments Tuesday on conservative pundit Bill Bennett’s national radio show come […]

CBS Charlotte–01/29/2013