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N.C. Republican Party Fights Back With Pro-House Bill 2 Video PDF Print E-mail
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By Administrator   
Monday, 11 April 2016 05:34

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - News media and critics of House Bill 2 are in the video crosshairs of the North Carolina Republican Party. On Sunday the party released the video, which portrays the law as common sense privacy, not rocket science.

"Grown men shouldn't be in ladies' restrooms. See -- pretty simple," says the ad.

The video coincides with Monday's rally at the state capitol for H.B. 2 supporters. Socially conservative groups such as the N.C. Values Coalition, the N.C. Family Policy Council, and the Christian Action League are urging their supporters to attend.

The groups also say their noon-time event will feature victims of sexual assault expressing their concern over the view by H.B. 2 critics that men and women should be allowed to choose the bathroom associated with their identify and not their anatomy.

The video can be found on You Tube.

 
Deadline Friday For Special Filing Period For Superior Court Judge PDF Print E-mail
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Friday, 08 April 2016 05:41

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Candidates who want to seek the office of Superior Court Judge in District 3B have until noon Friday to file, according to the state Board of Elections.

The filing period follows the resignation of Superior Court Judge Kenneth F. Crow.

District 3B comprises Pamlico, Craven, and Carteret counties.

The filing fee is $1,269.

Details can be found at ncsbe.gov.

Last Updated on Friday, 08 April 2016 05:41
 
Cook Political Report Changes Rating For Congressional District 9 Race PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, 07 April 2016 06:20

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - A national political analyst predicts North Carolina Congressional District 9 has become even more Republican.

The Cook Political Report has moved the race from "Likely Republian" to "Solid Republican."

Republican Robert Pittenger holds the seat and is running for re-election.

Pittenger faces Mark Harris and Todd Johnson in the Republican primary on June 7.

 
TWC News Poll: 51% Agree With Move To Overturn Charlotte's Bathroom Ordinance PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, 06 April 2016 05:35

RALEIGH, (SGRToday.com) - Though there has been much controversy over House Bill 2's approval by the General Assembly and Gov. Pat McCrory, a new poll shows that 51 percent of registered voters agree with the move to overturn Charlotte's bathroom ordinance.

Time Warner Cable News data shows 40 percent said it was a bad idea and 9 percent weren't sure.

Charlotte's ordinance would have allowed transgendered individuals to use public restrooms, showers, and locker rooms of the gender with which they identify, not their biological sex.

Critics of House Bill 2's passage say it discriminates. Supporters say it is common sense privacy.

When asked if the new law would impact North Carolina's image, the data showed:

-- 23 percent positive effect
-- 46 percent negative effect
-- 26 percent makes no difference
-- 5 percent not sure

The poll can be found at twcnews.com

 
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