ACLU en NC Leaders Have To File Court Response To Voting Lawsuits Monday <p>North Carolina leaders have to lay out some of their arguments Monday for how they'll defend the state's sweeping new voting law from court challenges. Monday is the deadline for the state to file a response to lawsuits brought by the North Carolina NAACP and ACLU.</p><p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:47:35 +0000 Michael Tomsic 37632 at In Regard To Rowan Commissioners, 'Bless Their Hearts' <p>In the Bible belt that is the South, the role of church and state are often intertwined in such a manner as to appear one in the same.&nbsp; But when it comes to divorcing the Christian faith from government practices, you begin to see the truth in the expression “the devil made me do it.”</p><p>Typically, the South is the only region in the nation where a majority of voters describe themselves as either “born-again” or “Evangelical Christians” in the exit polls.</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 17:59:05 +0000 Michael Bitzer 23563 at In Regard To Rowan Commissioners, 'Bless Their Hearts' Rowan County Commission To Fight ACLU Over Prayer <p>Rowan County commissioners decided Monday to continue opening their meetings with a prayer, despite a federal lawsuit filed by the American Civil Liberties Union. The ACLU has argued the prayers are unconstitutional and violate the separation of church and state.</p> Tue, 19 Mar 2013 17:52:07 +0000 Ben Bradford 23558 at ACLU Questions Police Cameras <p>Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department and the Mecklenburg County Sheriff&rsquo;s Office have both recently added cameras that take pictures of license plates. They help catch car thieves and tax evaders, but now the Americans Civil Liberties Union is asking if they&rsquo;re capturing too much.<br /> Mon, 30 Jul 2012 20:33:49 +0000 Kalie McMonagle 1681 at