Sunday, August 21, 2016

Try as we may, we cannot keep up with the checks and balances imposed by the court system on the extremism of the Republican leadership in Raleigh, both the General Assembly and The Guv. But thanks to the N&O, we don't have to have perfect memories:

Struck down, all or in part
2011 law requiring physicians to perform ultrasounds on women seeking abortions and describe the images
2011 law capping enrollment in a pre-kindergarten program
2011 congressional district maps
2011 state House and Senate district maps
2011 move to cut off funding for a Planned Parenthood affiliate
2012 constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, which voters approved
2013 attempt to phase out teacher tenure for public school teachers already vested in the program
2013 Wake County school board redistricting plan
2013 elections law overhaul including requiring voter ID and reducing early voting
2014 creation of a Coal Ash Management Commission and other panels
2015 Wake County commissioners redistricting plan
2015 law to establish retention elections for sitting N.C. Supreme Court justices
2011 Choose Life license plate
2013 school voucher program
To be decided
2015 Greensboro city council redistricting
2015 law allowing magistrates to opt out of performing gay marriages and pass the duties to colleagues
2016 House Bill 2 that limits local anti-discrimination laws and directs bathroom access in government facilities

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