A project of the N.C. Justice Center, N.C. Policy Watch is a news and commentary outlet dedicated to informing the public and elected officials as they debate important issues and to improving the quality of life for all North Carolinians.
August 15, 2012 -
Morally, leaving our poorest fellow citizens uninsured while we move forward with tax credits to help make coverage more affordable for middle-class families is unthinkable for most of us -- but expansion also makes sense financially.
May 7, 2012 -
N.C. House Majority Leader Paul Stam (R) says he wanted a more narrowly worded amendment banning same-sex marriage but was "overruled" by the Alliance Defense Fund, a self-described Christian group that likens homosexuality to pedophilia and claims same-sex marriage leads to bestiality.
May 4, 2012 -
North Carolina is the scene of an embarrassing national spectacle these days. But it's not the details of Edward's screwed-up personal life that constitute the chief embarrassment -- it's the trial's existence in the first place.