North Carolina General Assembly

The Party Line
3:05 pm
Tue June 9, 2015

The Culture Wars Return To Raleigh

Michael Bitzer

With the pending U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on gay marriage expected, and the issue of whether North Carolina magistrate’s should be allowed a ‘religious objection’ to performing same-sex marriages, the culture wars over social issues are still being fought in earnest.

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Local News
10:06 am
Wed May 13, 2015

Proposal To Eliminate Handgun Permit Requirement Moving Through General Assembly

Republican lawmakers in the state House are considering a controversial bill that would loosen North Carolina's gun laws. It would ban doctors from asking patients in writing whether they have a gun at home. And it would eliminate a requirement for people to get a permit before they can buy a hand gun. As Jorge Valencia reports from WUNC, the plan to eliminate the permits has gotten strong reactions.

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