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NC House votes to repeal Racial Justice Act (video)

Members of the state House gave final approval Wednesday to Senator Thom Goolsby’s bill [1] repealing the Racial Justice Act [2]. Democrats argued that the legislation was still needed because of racial bias in the judicial system.

Republicans rejected appeals to amend [3] the bill, which passed third reading 77-39.

If the Senate approves the changes made by the House, the legislation goes to Governor McCrory’s desk.

To watch a portion of the debate click below: