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  • Leef highlights a religious-liberty legal victory

    George Leef’s latest Forbes column focuses on a recent court ruling that boosted defenders of religious liberty. One reason why ADF has earned the enmity of SPLC (and many others on the Left) is the success it has had in litigating against overreaching government policies that infringe upon Americans’…
    Mitch Kokai, July 23, 2017, 269 words
  • Richard Dawkins Shames Berkeley Radio Station KPFA

    Recently, iconic Berkeley Radio station KPFA arranged to interview geneticist Richard Dawkins about his new book, Science in the Soul, only to withdraw the invitation without notice when social justice warriors accused Dawkins of Islamophobia. Here is Dawkins’ response: Dear KPFA   I used to love your station when I lived…
    Jon Guze, July 22, 2017, 520 words
  • North Carolina Telemedicine Startup Filling In Health Care Gaps

    RelyMD, a telehealth company founded in 2015 by an independent emergency physician group in North Carolina, is expediting access to health care across the state. In a matter of minutes, patients can connect via a computer, smartphone, or tablet to receive treatment from one of RelyMD’s board-certified physicians. The startup is part of…
    Katherine Restrepo, July 21, 2017, 282 words
  • “If the community of scholars can span regimes as diverse as China, India, and Iran, surely it can make room for North Carolina.”

    That’s my favorite line from a new Bloomberg piece by Virginia Postrel. In it, she takes California to task for its ill-conceived ban on travel to states with politically incorrect bathroom policies. If you’re as tired as I am of social justice warriors using North Carolina as a scape-goat, you’ll enjoy the whole thing,…
    Jon Guze, July 21, 2017, 415 words
  • Raleigh horning in on Charlotte’s MLS bid

    Maybe I missed it, but it seems like Raleigh– all of a sudden– is making its own bid for an MLS franchise—complete with stadium—as Charlotte is still figuring out if it will be able to put its government funding package together. But just in case, Charlotte-area legislators are…
    Sam Hieb, July 21, 2017, 348 words
  • Why Did the Women’s U.S. Open Refuse To Tee Up Controversy?

    Why is it the Women’s US Open stayed away from politics last weekend while other sports leagues have jumped in with two feet, willing to alienate some of their customers/fans? JLF Senior Vice President Jon Pritchett weighs in. The USGA, PGA & LPGA understand golf is a sport, not a…
    Donna Martinez, July 21, 2017, 670 words
  • A plea for anti-radical Muslims to distinguish themselves

    Dan McLaughlin uses a National Review Online column to urge action from Muslims who oppose the radical actors perpetrating attacks on the West. A common complaint you hear these days, especially on the right, is that “moderate” Muslims do nothing to oppose or denounce radical Islam and jihadist…
    Mitch Kokai, July 21, 2017, 328 words
  • National Review takes aim at civil asset forfeiture

    Like the experts quoted earlier this week in a Carolina Journal Online report, editors at National Review Online are raising objections to U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions’ plan for expanding use of civil asset forfeiture. Attorney General Jeff Sessions should reconsider his plan to expand the use of…
    Mitch Kokai, July 21, 2017, 197 words
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