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Students Prepping Now for Annual "See You at the Pole" Prayer Event
Students around the world are preparing for the 24th Annual "See You at the Pole" event to offer prayers for their own generation. more

ALERT: Winston-Salem Attempts to Redefine Marriage in N.C.
City officials in Winston-Salem have decided to defy North Carolina's marriage statutes and constitutional amendment by recognizing out-of-state same-sex "marriages" for the purposes of the city benefits program. more

Federal Judge Upholds Louisiana Marriage Amendment
The tide shifted this week in the legal battle over marriage when a judge issued the first federal court ruling in over a year that upholds a state Marriage Protection Amendment as constitutional. more

Opportunity Scholarship Update
The North Carolina Supreme Court, on September 2, dismissed a request from legislative leaders and parents to temporarily reinstate North Carolina's Opportunity Scholarship program while a lawsuit makes its way through the courts. more

Letter Highlights Religious Liberty in Public Schools
Despite the claims of a national atheist group, North Carolina's public school teachers and staff do not lose their First Amendment right to private religious expression when they enter the classroom, according to a letter sent to school administrators this week by Alliance Defending Freedom (ADF) and co-signed by the North Carolina Family Policy Council. more



Ryan T. Anderson
The Heritage Foundation
On Tuesday, April 29, Ryan T. Anderson of The Heritage Foundation was our featured speaker at the North Carolina Family Policy Council's "Major Speaker Series" Dinner in Raleigh. Click on the image to go to our YouTube page and watch Ryan present one of the most compelling arguments about the fundamental importance of marriage as the "union of one man and one woman" to our culture and to the future of our nation. watch


Religious Freedom Under Fire
This week on “Family Policy Matters,” NCFPC president John Rustin talks with Travis Weber, Director of the Center for Religious Liberty at Family Research Council in Washington, DC. Travis discusses the escalating threat to religious liberty in the United States, particularly in the areas of abortion and marriage, and what the Christian community can do about it. (September 20) listen


Feature Article: Creating a Marketplace of Children
Children created through third-party reproductive means, such as anonymous sperm and egg donation, and their biological parents face unique, lifelong challenges. Fertility industry watchdog Alana Newman, who was conceived through donor-conception, explores the harms of third-party reproduction for society by sharing how donor conception has negatively impacted her life. more

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