Civitas Review

Life & Family Issues Archives

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    Religious Liberty for NC Magistrates

    Posted in Government, Life & Family Issues, Miscellaneous By demidowdy | Tagged , , , , ,

    Kim Davis, a Kentucky county clerk, spent 5 days in jail for her religious objections to distributing marriage licenses with her name on them to same-sex couples. Her objection has been deemed reasonable as long as she permits her deputy clerks to perform the task of distributing marriage licenses in her stead. Before the national […]

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    Where Does NC Stand on the Death Penalty?

    Posted in Crime, Legislative Activity, Life & Family Issues, Politicians & Politicking, Public Safety By Angela Hight | Tagged , , ,

    The Connecticut Supreme Court ruled last week that capital punishment is unconstitutional in that state. Connecticut had recently enacted a law under which the death penalty could not be enacted in future cases but convicted criminals who had been sentenced to death would have their sentences carried out. This new ruling, however, commutes all such […]

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    Dems Reject Waiting Periods. Except …

    Posted in Legislative Activity, Life & Family Issues By Matt Caulder | Tagged , , , , , ,

    NC Democrats favor of waiting periods for purchases of guns. But when it comes to abortion, that's another story.

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    Providing Public Records Is McCrory Admin's Business

    Posted in Life & Family Issues, Politicians & Politicking By Jim Tynen | Tagged , ,

    Imagine that your house caught fire, and when you called the fire department, the fire chief told you they had to charge you a fee to look up your address, and then additional fees for actually coming out to your house and putting out the blaze. That's what the McCrory administration is doing when it […]

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    You are Extreme and Immoral – If You Disagree with William Barber

    Posted in Elections & Campaigns, Healthcare, Immigration, Life & Family Issues By Susan Myrick | Tagged , , ,

    Here is a depiction of William Barber as a guest on the Bill Maher show broadcast on Saturday… and yes this is what he really said to Maher (this image came from the NAACP facebook page — we can only presume Barber is proud of this). Then there was the following interchange between Maher and Barber after […]

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