Bill to Curb Rioting in NC

A hotly debated bill that would harshen penalties for rioting and inciting a deadly riot in North Carolina is on its way to Governor Roy Cooper. The North Carolina House voted, 63-41, to give House Bill 805 its final approval Tuesday. If it becomes law, a person who incites or encourages someone to participate in a riot that leads to a death could face 17 years in prison.

Author: Mike Jackson