Action for Children in the News
Nonprofit: Child abuse deaths among NC military families down, but still a concern, U.S. Stars and Stripes (07.17.2012)
Report: Child homicides decline in Onslow, but still top state average, The Daily News - Jacksonville, NC (07.18.2012)
FORT BRAGG -- The rate of child homicide committed by parents or caregivers in North Carolina has dropped over the past decade, but children in Cumberland and Onslow counties – home of the state’s large military bases – are stil
There’s no sugarcoating it: The final budget approved by the N.C. General Assembly is bad for children and families.
Action for Children North Carolina says child abuse deaths among military families down, but still a concern, Fayetteville Observer (07.18.2012)
The number of children killed by their parents or caretakers in North Carolina has decreased in recent years, but a study released Tuesday suggests there is still work to be done, especially in military communities.
Governor Perdue’s veto of the $20.2 billion state budget proposed by the Republican-led legislature and the subsequent override of the veto represent just the latest skirmish over our state’s uncertain finances.
Deborah Bryan President and CEO of Action for Children North Carolina, Triangle Business Journal (06.08.2012)
Suppose your 16-year-old gets arrested for trespassing. In North Carolina, he will be tried as an adult. That is an absurdity that Action for Children North Carolina and a bipartisan group of legislators want to change.
It’s not unusual for children age 16, or even younger, to face adult sanctions for serious crimes. In Florida, Nathaniel Brazill, who killed a middle school teacher in 2000 when he was 13, was sentenced to 28 years in prison.