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Bill would make tweaks to NCís sexual assault laws
Saturday, March 23, 2019
On college campuses on a Saturday night, it wouldn’t be surprising to see young men and women who’ve had too many drinks, enough to be considered “incapacitated.” But, in North Carolina, if that student were then raped, the number of drinks she had would prevent her from being able to prosecute her assailant on charges of
 
Republicans fast-track bill to delay voter ID until 2020
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
RALEIGH — North Carolina Republicans fast-tracked legislation last week that would delay requiring photo identification to vote for this year’s elections, the result of yet-finished ID regulations and an unexpected race for a vacant congressional seat. The state Senate approved a measure that would slow down the required use of voter ID until
 
Epidemic of missing black girls continues to stump authorities
Saturday, March 9, 2019
Lashaya Stine, 16, was walking down the street alone in Aurora, Colorado. It doesn’t appear that the young African-American female had any sort of trip planned, as she left her wallet and phone charger, and she didn’t take any clothes. According to a television station in Denver, police released surveillance video of Lashaya taken on the
 

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Bill would make tweaks to NCís sexual assault laws

On college campuses on a Saturday night, it wouldn’t be surprising to see young men and