New laws affecting firearms rights, health care rates and abortion laws go into effect Oct. 1.
As controversy brewed over changes to the state's abortion laws, state health officials moved to close a clinic in Asheville after it failed a licensure inspection.
Two "sweet" gestures by Gov. Pat McCrory get a sour reception from political protestors at the mansion.
Gov. Pat McCrory signed 18 bills Monday, including two of the more controversial of the recently ended legislative session, those dealing with gun rights and abortion clinics.
The governor can certainly lay claim to demanding changes that made an abortion measure somewhat less strict. However, there are still provisions in the measure that would limit the availability of abortion for some women.