north carolina

NC lawmakers take a one-sided look at fracking

November 21, 2011 - Several North Carolina legislators are in Pennsylvania today for a fact-finding mission about the controversial natural-gas drilling method known as fracking -- and their tour guide is Chesapeake Energy, one of the nation's largest fracking companies.

The crisis of crisis pregnancy centers

October 25, 2011 - Unregulated organizations posing as comprehensive healthcare providers called "crisis pregnancy centers" are slated to begin receiving state funds in North Carolina from the sale of "Choose Life" license plates. An investigation by the NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina Foundation has uncovered a disturbing pattern of deceptive and misleading practices at the facilities.