Black voters removed from a state Senate district where their choices could determine the winner: Switch is “a true attack on the Black vote,” says New Hanover County resident and activist – Lynn Bonner, NC Newsline
Few problems reported as 2023 elections offer first test of new voter ID rules in North Carolina: For many voters casting ballots in North Carolina's 2023 municipal elections, it's the first time they've had to show photo identification at the polls. And even people who lack ID will still be allowed to vote, under most circumstances. – Will Doran, WRAL News
On Thursday the North Carolina Court of Appeals withdrew a decision it had issued that parental rights can be taken away from a pregnant woman who commits a crime. The decision had been criticized for misrepresenting precedent and establishing “fetal personhood” in case law. The withdrawal of the decision, signed by a group of judges who had originally concurred with Judge Hunter Murphy’s decision, means that any precedent it would have established is erased.