Betty Jane Lazo: Bible Belt fear

July 22, 2013 

Bible Belt fear

For the first time in the five years since I relocated to North Carolina, I regret the move.

Fearing the religious influence in the South, I thought the Triangle with its many schools of higher learning would balance that fear. It appears that my original concerns were well-founded with the recent actions of the Republicans in power – they are attempting to take the beautiful state of North Carolina backward to the detriment of all but the wealthy, especially for women.

Betty Jane Lazo

Raleigh

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