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As NC Republicans steamroll legislation, opponents are muzzled and flaws are missed

“The abortion bill is a fair example of the public not being heard adequately to the point where mistakes are rushed through,” said Bob Phillips, executive director Common Cause North Carolina, a good government advocacy group.

Voting & Elections 07.3.2023

North Carolina voting rights ‘still in five-alarm fire’ despite supreme court ruling

“We are still in a five-alarm fire here in North Carolina,” said Gino Nuzzolillo, campaign manager for the state’s Common Cause branch.

Voting & Elections 06.29.2023

10 years post-Shelby, NC lawmakers advance slate of new voter restrictions and election changes

"These changes will bind elections in ways that are costly for counties, chaotic for voters, and calamitous for our election," said Sailor Jones of Common Cause North Carolina.

In ‘Very Big Deal for the Survival of Our Democracy,’ SCOTUS Rejects Fringe Legal Theory

"Today, the U.S. Supreme Court made clear that state courts and state constitutions should serve as a critical check against abuses of power by legislators," Phillips said. "Now, we must ensure our state courts fulfill their duty to protect our freedoms against attacks by extremist politicians."

US Supreme Court rejects independent state legislature theory in NC case Moore v. Harper

“This is a historic victory for the people of North Carolina and for American democracy," said Bob Phillips, the executive director of Common Cause North Carolina.

Voting & Elections 06.15.2023

NC Senate Republican elections ideas endanger early voting access, critics say

The limited option “endangers North Carolinians’ favorite way to vote, forces working voters to drive long distances, and produces overwhelmingly long lines during any available voting hours,” Sailor Jones, associate director of Common Cause North Carolina said at a news conference

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