November 10, 2016 -
Voters in Virginia also rejected an anti-union amendment to the state constitution, though a similar amendment passed overwhelmingly in Alabama. Meanwhile, Georgia voters rejected a controversial ballot measure that would have allowed the state to take over troubled public schools.
February 15, 2013 -
With North Carolina flipping back into the Republican column, you could say that the new Solid South begins in Henderson, N.C. and ends in Valdosta, Ga., bracketed by Virginia and Florida.
May 10, 2012 -
An initiative of the Campaign for Southern Equality, the WE DO Campaign encourages lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people to take direct action to demand changes in discriminatory laws.
April 6, 2012 -
This week, writers Scott Huler and June Spence discovered hate speech scrawled inside a closet under construction in the home they share with their two sons in Raleigh, N.C. They responded with two essays that offer much to think about on this holiday weekend.
March 28, 2012 -
The same week that internal memos reveal how anti-gay marriage advocates attempted to sow discord among allies, the debate over Amendment One in North Carolina shows growing rifts in the conservative movement.
February 21, 2012 -
Wake County, N.C. Commission Chair Paul Coble, who is running for Congress, led an effort to support a constitutional ban on gay marriage. He is also battling a sustainability initiative that he suggests is part of a shadowy United Nations plot to take over the world.