Jessica Jones http://wfae.org en More Cities Sweeping Homeless Into Less Prominent Areas http://wfae.org/post/more-cities-sweeping-homeless-less-prominent-areas In North Carolina, a fight is brewing over the homeless in the capital city of Raleigh. Elected leaders have asked charitable and religious groups to stop their long-standing tradition of feeding the homeless in a downtown park on weekends.<p>But advocates for the poor say the city is trying to push the homeless out of a neighborhood that business leaders want to spruce up.<p><strong>'I Will Arrest You'</strong><p>Almost every day, the Rev. Thu, 05 Sep 2013 07:26:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 34659 at http://wfae.org House Lawmakers Pass Bill To Regulate Clinics Providing Abortions http://wfae.org/post/house-lawmakers-pass-bill-regulate-clinics-providing-abortions <p>Lawmakers in the state House have passed a bill that would place more requirements on clinics that provide abortions in North Carolina.</p><p>While some legislators say the measure is not as restrictive as a similar bill passed in the Senate last week, abortion-rights advocates say this measure could seriously restrict womens’ access to the procedure.</p> Fri, 12 Jul 2013 15:22:29 +0000 Jessica Jones 31198 at http://wfae.org House Lawmakers Pass Bill To Regulate Clinics Providing Abortions For One Military Family, DOMA Decision Will Hit Close To Home http://wfae.org/post/one-military-family-doma-decision-will-hit-close-home Same-sex couples in the military will be watching closely now that the U.S. Supreme Court is considering the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act. Anxiously awaiting a decision are Army lieutenant colonel Heather Mack and her wife, Ashley Broadway, who've been together for 15 years and have two children. They say repealing DOMA would help many enlisted same-sex military couples, who don't receive funds to move non-military spouses from one base to the next. Sat, 30 Mar 2013 20:58:00 +0000 Jessica Jones 24325 at http://wfae.org