Supreme Court http://wfae.org en U.S. Supreme Court Decision May Impact Rowan County Prayer Dispute http://wfae.org/post/us-supreme-court-decision-may-impact-rowan-county-prayer-dispute <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The U.S. Supreme Court ruled that opening prayers with references to Christianity during government meetings do not violate the U.S. Constitution.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">This decision may impact <a href="http://wfae.org/post/us-supreme-court-hear-government-prayer-case-whats-it-mean-rowan-co-dispute" target="_blank">a trial in Rowan County</a> filed by residents who say they feel excluded when county commissioners open council meetings in the name of Jesus.</span></p> Mon, 05 May 2014 21:58:27 +0000 Tasnim Shamma 50344 at http://wfae.org U.S. Supreme Court Decision May Impact Rowan County Prayer Dispute Analyzing Voting Rights Decision And Its Effect On NC http://wfae.org/post/analyzing-voting-rights-decision-and-its-effect-nc <p>In the 5-4 ruling in the case of <a href="http://www.supremecourt.gov/opinions/12pdf/12-96_6k47.pdf"><em>Shelby County v. Holder</em></a>, the U.S. Supreme Court’s conservative majority has effectively sealed the fate of one of the 20<sup>th</sup> Century’s two most important pieces of legislation, the Voting Rights Act of 1965.</p> Wed, 26 Jun 2013 15:58:46 +0000 Michael Bitzer 30151 at http://wfae.org Analyzing Voting Rights Decision And Its Effect On NC