North Carolina

Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Monday brought a victory for voting rights. The U.S. Supreme Court declined (pdf) to review a lower court's decision that struck down North Carolina's controversial voter ID law. According to Dale Ho, director of the ACLU's Voting Rights Project, the development means "[a]n ugly chapter in voter suppression is finally closing." A federal appeals...
Andrea Germanos, staff writer
Civil liberties groups are crying foul on Friday after the Trump administration...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Rev. Dr. William Barber II, president of the NC NAACP, said that "any moratorium on civil rights is not a compromise, it is a contradiction with the principle of equal protection under the law and our moral values." (Photo: Harry Lynch/News and Observer)(Photo: Harry Lynch/News and Observer)
Updated: The North Carolina General Assembly on Thursday approved a measure...