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Federal Court Ruling a Major Victory for Farmworkers’ Rights

GREENSBORO, N.C. - North Carolina farmworkers and their sole union won a substantial victory yesterday when a federal court struck down part of a state law that would have stripped farmworkers and their union of their rights to bargain for voluntary union recognition in settling

September 16, 2021

ACLU of NC Applauds Gov. Cooper’s Veto of HB 324

“This legislation is part of a nationwide coordinated effort to pass classroom censorship laws that silence Critical Race Theory, diversity curricula, and discussions about racism, sexism, and inequity. We urge lawmakers to uphold the Governor’s veto and protect students’ rights to inclusive...

September 10, 2021

Governor Cooper Vetoes Harsh Anti-Protester Legislation

“This proposal was clearly retaliatory legislation in response to the public demands for racial justice we witnessed last year. Had this become law, it would have dissuaded people from engaging in constitutionally protected acts of protest and empowered law enforcement to target those who...

September 10, 2021