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North Carolina House Passes 'Raise the Age' Bill - Chapelboro.com
A bill to end the practice of automatically prosecuting 16- and 17-year-olds for crimes as adults has overwhelmingly passed the North Carolina House. Lawmakers voted 104-8 on Wednesday for the “raise the age” legislation. Next, it will head to the Senate, where a competing proposal exists. North Carolina will soon become the only remaining state …