Tag:NAACP

  • House speaker uses national platform to expose Supreme Court controversy

    State House Speaker Tim Moore, R-Cleveland, wrote this week in a major national newspaper about an attempted “subversion of the will of the people” involving North Carolina’s Supreme Court. The Wall Street Journal published Moore’s letter Sunday with the headline “In North Carolina, let the people rule.” Moore responded…

  • NAACP wants felons to vote, while nullifying your ballot

    The NAACP is backing an effort to add more than 50,000 felons to North Carolina’s voting rolls. At the same time, they are trying to nullifying 9.6 million votes from law-abiding citizens. Even worse: The group won’t stop with a current lawsuit at the state Supreme Court involving felons…

  • NAACP accuses auditor, senator of racism amid corruption probe

    The president of the state chapter of the NAACP is leveling accusations of racism and white supremacy against auditor Beth Wood and state Sen. Lisa Barnes, R-Nash, over Wood’s investigation of corruption in the Rocky Mount City Council and Barnes’ proposed legislation intended to address it. “The truth is that…

  • Cooper has taken extreme positions

    Heeding the most progressive Furies of his party, Cooper has put himself in a position of declaring that a popular vote of the people to enact voter ID is a violation of democratic principle.

  • Should a light shine on donors to nonprofits?

    Paul Gessing wanted to pop the top on the soda tax in Santa Fe, New Mexico. That was all.  The president of the libertarian Rio Grande Foundation never planned to file a lawsuit against the city. But when Santa Fe elected officials accused him of violating a campaign finance ordinance…

  • Officials: Voter ID Law Did Not Cause Primary Confusion

    State Board of Elections officials say charges that North Carolina’s new voter ID requirement led to long wait times at the polls and unnecessary confusion that harmed voters are off target. The law, requiring voters to present a state-authorized photo identification document at the polls, went into effect for the…