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NC House votes to repeal Racial Justice Act (video)
Posted By Clayton Henkel On June 5, 2013 @ 8:57 pm In Uncategorized | Comments Disabled
Members of the state House gave final approval Wednesday to Senator Thom Goolsby’s bill  repealing the Racial Justice Act . Democrats argued that the legislation was still needed because of racial bias in the judicial system.
Republicans rejected appeals to amend  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:
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URLs in this post:
 Senator Thom Goolsby’s bill: http://ncleg.net/gascripts/BillLookUp/BillLookUp.pl?Session=2013&BillID=S306&submitButton=Go
 Racial Justice Act: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Racial_Justice_Act
 amend: http://ncleg.net/Applications/BillLookUp/LoadBillDocument.aspx?SessionCode=2013&DocNum=5693&SeqNum=0
 Image: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4TAlv4Dpvpc
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