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NC NOW Legislative Update #13 - More Lawsuits, Crossover Happened

North Carolina NOW Legislative Update #13 – 30 April 2017

This Week

As expected, the legislature overrode Governor Cooper’s vetoes of the two bills highlighted in last week’s Legislative Update. 518 more words

Ncga Interference

Britain's got talons

Was Theresa May inspired to call a surprise election by President Erdogan of Turkey when he made his lunge for total power? Will France become a one party nationalist state led by a woman? 102 more words

NC NOW Legislative Update #11 - more derision and secret budget deals

The week ending 15 April 2017 has been another busy week at the NCGA, as captured in North_Carolina_NOW_Legislative_Update_11.v3.16Apr17.

A bill introduced in the legislature again made North Carolina the object of national derision.  254 more words

Equal Rights Amendment

only governors can call up the national guard

why would someone inside or on the fringes of trump administration circulate a memo about calling up 100,000 members of US national guard to handle rounding up illegal aliens. 266 more words

Turkey Continues Post-Coup Crackdown: Dogan Holding former chief executive Yahya Uzdiyen detained for relations with "Fethullah Terrorist Organisation"

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© AFP/File | Since July over 41,000 people have been arrested after Turkey’s parliament imposed a state of emergency after the attempted overthrow of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan… 337 more words

Federalism: Is It Ending?

No one can argue that our federal government is growing larger. But the problem is that it’s growing at the expense of the states.

One of the important issues in the US Constitution is the concept of federalism — the way in which power is shared between the federal government and the state governments. 538 more words

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