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Teen disputes federal immunity in forced COVID vaccination lawsuit

A Guilford County teenager and his mother challenge the argument that a federal law blocks their lawsuit over the teen’s forced COVID vaccination. They filed a new brief Tuesday with the North Carolina Supreme Court, which agreed in May to hear the case.

CJ Staff

Doctor fired from Duke for resisting DEI agenda says majority of colleagues agree

Dr. Conger, whose been a doctor at Duke for 12 years, questioned the science of racism being considered a health crisis. He said most of his colleagues in the emergency department felt the same way, but they wouldn’t speak up. 

Brianna Kraemer

Stein endorses Harris for president

On Monday, North Carolina’s Attorney General and Democratic nominee for governor, Josh Stein, endorsed Vice President Kamala Harris for president. His opponent, Republican Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson, said it signaled Stein’s allegiance to Biden-Harris policies. Over the weekend, Biden announced that he would not run for re-election in November and endorsed Harris. Vice President @KamalaHarris...

CJ Staff

Locke’s Andy Jackson testifies about third-party ballot access in North Carolina

Andy Jackson, director of the Civitas Center for Public Integrity at the John Locke Foundation, testifies about the N.C. State Board of Elections’ approach to third-party ballot access in 2024. Jackson offered these comments during the July 23,. 2024, meeting of the N.C. House Select Committee on Oversight and Reform.

Andy Jackson

Justice for All Party files lawsuit against NC elections board over ballot access

Leaders of the Justice for All Party tied to left-of-center activist Cornel West filed a federal lawsuit Monday. it targets the North Carolina State Board of Elections and its director. The party challenges the elections board’s decision to keep JFA off the November ballot.

CJ Staff





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Races for President, Governor Are Tightening in North Carolina

RALEIGH – Ballot-wide, Republican candidates in North Carolina are seeing a squeeze this month, as the party’s leads are narrowing across the board. A plurality of likely North Carolina voters (43.4%) said they intend to vote for Former President Donald Trump, and 39% said they intend to vote for sitting President Joe Biden – a...

NC Voters Favor Trump, Robinson in General Election

RALEIGH – Once again, voters will find themselves choosing between President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump to take the White House in November. While the winners of this month’s primaries include many familiar faces, they also included some surprising upsets by political newcomers. This month’s Carolina Journal poll went in the field promptly...

Support for School Choice a ‘Call to Action’ in North Carolina

Raleigh – North Carolinians overwhelmingly support school choice, according to the latest Carolina Journal Poll. The survey of 600 likely North Carolina voters found majority support for Education Savings Accounts (ESAs), charter schools, private-school vouchers, and ‘backpack funding.’ A plurality of voters (48%) said they were unhappy with the quality of education students receive at...


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Foxx slams ‘rotten culture’ at Secret Service in congressional hearing on assassination attempt

“You stated in 2021 that the Secret Service has a zero-fail mission. It's clear that the event of July 13 shows a cascade of failures,” stated Rep. Foxx, R-05. “When an agency fails spectacularly in its mission, those responsible must be held accountable, and the problems must be fixed so they cannot happen again.”

Brianna Kraemer

Biden drops out of presidential race and endorses Harris, Cooper on short list for new ticket

President Joe Biden has announced that he will not seek re-election in November.election, saying it was not in the "best interest" of the Democratic Party and the country. North Carolina Roy Cooper is being floated for a new party ticket.

CJ Staff

UNC-Chapel Hill fraternity brothers recognized at RNC convention

The UNC-Chapel Hill fraternity brothers, who became famous for holding up and protecting the American flag after pro-Palestinian protestors took it down during a protest on campus in April, were spotlighted Wednesday night at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Theresa Opeka

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