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Tag Archives: North Carolina

Judges Strike Down North Carolina’s Voter ID Law

In a 2-1 decision Friday, a panel of North Carolina judges struck down the state’s voter ID law, saying Republican lawmakers who passed it were motivated “at least in part by an unconstitutional intent to target African American voters.” The decision is another blow to nearly a decade of Republican …

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Rep. Madison Cawthorn Attempted To Board Plane With Gun

Madison Cawthorn

North Carolina U.S. House Representative Madison Cawthorn attempted to board a plane on February 13 when Transportation Security Administration workers found an unloaded gun in his carry-on bag, along with a loaded magazine, according to Asheville Regional Airport officials. Cawthorn had his gun taken by airport police and will likely face …

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Sen. Thom Tillis To Have Surgery For Prostate Cancer

North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis (R-NC) announced on Monday that he has prostate cancer, but is expecting to make a full recovery. Tillis, who served in the House before winning a Senate seat in 2015, said he will have surgery next week. “I am blessed that my cancer was detected relatively …

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