Statement from Born Alive Bill Sponsors on Governor Cooper’s Veto

Raleigh, N.C. – Senator Joyce Krawiec (R-Forsyth) and Representative Pat McElraft (R-Carteret) today issued the following statement in response to Governor Roy Cooper’s veto of the Born Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act:

“Caring for a living, breathing, newborn infant is too restrictive for Governor Cooper’s radical abortion agenda.”  We thought Democrats would agree that children born alive should be separate from the abortion debate, but it’s clear that they want the ‘right to choose’ to even extend past birth. This is a sad day for North Carolina.”

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Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Approved by Bipartisan N.C. House

A federal judge blocked the state’s late-term abortion limitations in March

Four House Democrats join Republicans supporting the measure

Raleigh, N.C. – The state House of Representatives approved legislation banning post-birth abortions of living, breathing children in North Carolina on Tuesday in a bipartisan 65-46 vote that sent the measure to Gov. Roy Cooper.  Continue reading “Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act Approved by Bipartisan N.C. House”

Post-Birth Abortion Ban Approved by Bipartisan N.C. House Health Committee

A federal court in March struck down North Carolina’s limitations on abortions after 20 weeks

Raleigh, N.C. – Legislation banning post-birth abortions in North Carolina was approved in a bipartisan vote of the state House Health Committee on Thursday after a federal court struck down the state’s limitations on late-term abortions in March. Continue reading “Post-Birth Abortion Ban Approved by Bipartisan N.C. House Health Committee”

Bill Requiring Sheriffs Cooperate with ICE for Criminal Illegal Immigrants Approved by N.C. House

Raleigh, N.C. – A bill requiring North Carolina sheriffs to notify federal law enforcement officials of criminal illegal immigrants detained in their jails and charged with crimes was approved by a 63-51 vote of the state House of Representatives on Wednesday.    Continue reading “Bill Requiring Sheriffs Cooperate with ICE for Criminal Illegal Immigrants Approved by N.C. House”

Education Reforms for N.C. Teachers and Students Move Through State House

Raleigh, N.C. – A package of education reforms that would substantially reduce required testing, align local school calendars, and prioritize achievement growth more heavily into school performance grades was approved by the North Carolina House of Representatives and key committees this week. Continue reading “Education Reforms for N.C. Teachers and Students Move Through State House”

Bill Requiring Sheriffs Cooperate With ICE Clears N.C. House Judiciary Committee

Rep. Destin Hall  (R-Caldwell) leads state House legislation to stop sanctuary sheriffs from ignoring federal law enforcement 

Raleigh, N.C. – Legislation to require North Carolina sheriffs cooperate with federal authorities from the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency seeking to serve detainers on arrested illegal immigrants charged with crimes was approved by the state House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. Continue reading “Bill Requiring Sheriffs Cooperate With ICE Clears N.C. House Judiciary Committee”