Public Safety (page 5)

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    General Assembly should act quickly to outlaw FGM

    The number of girls at risk of female genital mutilation in North Carolina approaches 10,000, which includes over 2,000 in the Raleigh metropolitan area and over 4,000 in the Charlotte metropolitan area.
    Jon Sanders, November 26, 2018
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    Study: Schools with police are no safer

    Keung Hui of the News & Observer has the details, A new report looking at security in North Carolina schools is challenging the belief that putting more police officers in schools will make them safer. The study of North Carolina middle schools found no relationship between increased funding for…
    Terry Stoops, November 26, 2018
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    Report questions U.S. counterterrorism strategy

    Natalie Johnson of the Washington Free Beacon details concerns about the American government’s current approach toward counterterrorism. The U.S. counterterrorism strategy has not kept pace with the ever-evolving threat of jihadi extremism, yielding short-lived military victories against terrorists at the potential cost of losing the broader war, according…
    Mitch Kokai, November 20, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports for Carolina Journal Online on a Campbell Law School panel focusing on restorative justice. John Trump’s Daily Journal highlights the state alcohol oversight commission’s recent decision to reward local boards for their “hard work.”…
    Mitch Kokai, November 8, 2018
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    Reports suggest multiple countries are preparing EMP attack against U.S.

    Bill Gertz of the Washington Free Beacon reports the latest disturbing news about threats of an electromagnetic pulse attack. China, Russia, North Korea, and Iran are preparing nuclear electronic pulse attacks from space in a future conflict to cripple the U.S. military and plunge the United States into…
    Mitch Kokai, October 24, 2018
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    This weekend on Carolina Journal Radio

    North Carolina has seen some good news in recent years when it comes to free-speech protections on college campuses. Jenna Robinson of the Martin Center for Academic Renewal explains during the next edition of Carolina Journal Radio. Jordan Roberts delves into the history of certificate-of-need restrictions on…
    Mitch Kokai, October 5, 2018
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    American universities and Chinese telecoms

    Natalie Johnson of the Washington Free Beacon details new action from Republican lawmakers involving federal education officials. Nearly a dozen Republican lawmakers are urging the Department of Education to release a comprehensive list of institutions involved in any partnership with Chinese technology giant Huawei amid national security concerns.
    Mitch Kokai, October 4, 2018
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    New Carolina Journal Online features

    Lindsay Marchello reports on state education officials’ response to school damage associated with Hurricane Florence. Becki Gray’s Daily Journal predicts that North Carolina will recover and thrive after Florence’s damage.
    Mitch Kokai, October 4, 2018