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Tuesday October 19th

N.c. General Assembly

We talked to N.C. Rep. Nasir Majeed about being Muslim in the GA and his new bill

N.C. Rep. Nasif Majeed, D-District 99, is a part of the 1 percent of non-Christians in the General Assembly.  “I’m an elected official, and I have served many years in the city of Charlotte, and my service was linked to the people and being a representative for the people," he said. "My religion, I just happen to be a Muslim." Read about Majeed's experiences with politics and religion, and about House Bill 312, or the Hate Crimes Prevention Act, which he introduced to the legislature earlier this month.

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Proposed bipartisan bill aims to end N.C. gerrymandering

“We could really take this opportunity and completely change the narrative about redistricting and completely change the narrative about our state,” said state N.C. Rep. Robert Reives, who filed a bill in the General Assembly on Wednesday aimed at combating gerrymandering of the state's voting districts.

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