By Peyton Majors Christian Action League February 3, 2023 After facing two vetoes by the state’s Democratic governor, a bill that would allow concealed carry permit holders to bring their weapons to church services held on school properties may have enough votes to become law this year. The unique bill, dubbed the “Religious Assembly Security […]
Sen. Danny Britt
About Changes to Marriage Law in N.C.
By Hunter Hines Christian Action League September 30, 2021 Because the Christian Action League temporarily closed its office when Rev. Mark Creech, executive director, contracted COVID, some good news went unreported. On Wednesday, August 26, Governor Roy Cooper signed S.B. 35 – Max 4-Yr Age Difference to Marry Under 18 Yrs. The Governor said in […]
It Looks Like the Minimum Age for Marriage is About to Be Raised
By M.H. Cavanaugh Christian Action League August 12, 2021 The North Carolina House passed a measure on Wednesday that raises the minimum age for marriage in the state from fourteen to sixteen. The bill, SB 35 – Max 4-Yr Age Diff to Marry Under 18, was in response to concerns that the state’s low marriage […]
Senate Raises Legal Age to Marry in N.C.
By Hunter Hines Christian Action League May 13, 2021 This week the North Carolina Senate raised the age for getting married. Fourteen and fifteen-year-olds can currently marry under exceptional circumstances. S.B. 35: Max 4-Yr Age Diff to Marry Under 18 Years, which unanimously passed the Senate on Wednesday, raises the age to sixteen and disallows […]
URGENT ACTION ALERT: NC Churches Need SB 43 – Protect Religious Meeting Places
Call Your State Senator Immediately By L.A. Williams Christian Action League February 25, 2021 North Carolina churches that operate schools may soon have the same rights as other congregations when it comes to allowing concealed carry permit-holders to have their guns with them during services. Senate Bill 43, Protect Religious Meeting Places, won the approval […]
New State Proposal Says, ‘Defund Police and the State Defunds You’
By L.A. Williams Christian Action League February 17, 2021 Municipalities or counties that decide to defund law enforcement agencies would find themselves similarly defunded by the state if lawmakers pass The Police Funding Protection Act, a bill filed Monday in the North Carolina Senate. Co-sponsored by Republican senators Chuck Edwards (Henderson) and Danny Britt (Robeson), […]
Governor Extends Orders: State Lawmakers Call for Fair Treatment of Churches
By L.A. WilliamsChristian Action LeagueApril 24, 2020 As North Carolina’s Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper on Thursday extended his social distancing/stay-at-home order for at least another two weeks, it is clear that he and many Republican lawmakers remain more than six feet apart on the issue of how to treat churches during the COVID-19 pandemic. “I […]