Report: Federal judge rebukes North Carolina’s attempt to change election rules

Report: Federal judge rebukes North Carolina’s attempt to change election rules

FPI / October 4, 2020 U S. District Court Judge William Osteen on Sept. 30 shot down an effort by North Carolina Democrat Gov. Roy Cooper to drastically change state election law by no longer requiring a witness signature for absentee ballots and extending the allowable receipt of absentee ballots to nine days after the […]

NC is first state to mail ballots; 16 times more than in 2016

NC is first state to mail ballots; 16 times more than in 2016

by WorldTribune Staff, September 6, 2020 North Carolina election officials said the first wave of mail-in ballot requests largely came from Democrat and independent voters. North Carolina on Friday became the first state to send out ballots for the 2020 presidential election. The state has already received 16 times the number of mail-in ballot requests […]

#SayHisName: Cannon Hinnant (major media won’t)

#SayHisName: Cannon Hinnant (major media won’t)

by WorldTribune Staff, August 13, 2020 Cannon Hinnant was supposed to start kindergarten next week. On Sunday, the 5-year-old was shot in the head at point-blank range in front of his 7- and 8-year-old sisters in the driveway of their North Carolina home. Cannon Hinnant was white. The alleged shooter, 25-year-old Darius Sessoms, is black. […]

Organizer of Asheville ‘Back the Blue’ rally got no support from city, media

Organizer of Asheville ‘Back the Blue’ rally got no support from city, media

by WorldTribune Staff, August 7, 2020 The organizer of a “Back the Blue” rally in Asheville, North Carolina said he was astonished at the large turnout for the Aug. 1 event — especially since it was largely ignored by local officials and media. Ed Browne said he publicized the event on Facebook and residents “reported […]

At Duke University, no voices raised in support of its campus police

At Duke University, no voices raised in support of its campus police

FPI / July 30, 2020 Analysis by Paul Crespo As the orchestrated national surge of anti-police agitation continues, a new student group at Duke University is demanding that Duke disband its campus police department. The Duke Black Coalition Against Policing (BCAP) sent its list of extreme and unyielding demands in a nine-page manifesto to university […]

Asheville, NC approves reparations, but no direct payments

Asheville, NC approves reparations, but no direct payments

by WorldTribune Staff, July 15, 2020 North Carolina’s Asheville City Council on Tuesday apologized for its role in slavery and racial discrimination and voted unanimously on a resolution which proposed reparations for the city’s black residents. The City Council said reparations will not be provided in the form of direct cash payments, as some have […]

Even in Raleigh, NC, ‘communists don’t like the truth any more than Stalin did’

Even in Raleigh, NC, ‘communists don’t like the truth any more than Stalin did’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 23, 2020 Welcome to a red state with a Democrat governor. Amy Cooke is CEO of the conservative John Locke Foundation in Raleigh, the state capital of North Carolina. She is married to a retired police officer and makes no secret of what she thinks is going on in Raleigh and […]

Trump may move GOP convention if NC governor doesn’t relent

Trump may move GOP convention if NC governor doesn’t relent

by WorldTribune Staff, May 25, 2020 President Donald Trump on Monday warned that he could pull the Republican National Convention from North Carolina if the state’s Democrat governor won’t guarantee the GOP will be allowed “full attendance” at the event. In a series of tweets, Trump noted that Gov. Roy Cooper is in “Shutdown mood […]

Judge blocks North Carolina governor’s church shutdown order

Judge blocks North Carolina governor’s church shutdown order

by WorldTribune Staff, May 17, 2020 A federal judge on Saturday blocked Democratic North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper’s coronavirus lockdown order which essentially prohibited most churches from holding indoor services. Judge James C. Dever III made the ruling days after two Baptist churches, a minister and a Christian revival group filed a federal lawsuit seeking […]

Letter to NC governor: ‘You created this tragedy’

Letter to NC governor: ‘You created this tragedy’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 14, 2020 A North Carolina business owner, in a letter to Gov. Roy Cooper, appealed to the governor to lift the coronavirus quarantine that the business owner says is devastating the state. Bob Luddy, president and founder of CaptiveAire commercial ventilation technologies, made the appeal in a letter published by The […]

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