Click for larger image • Supporters of gay equality gathered Nov. 15 in Raleigh to protest California's approval of Proposition 8, which bans gay marriage and may undo marriages previously performed. Arizona, Arkansas and Florida also passed anti-gay initiatives. "We are tired of separate but unequal," Chapel Hill High School teacher Tom Greene declared. "We are tired of being told, you must sit down, you must shut up, you must enjoy your second-class citizenship. We will no longer ask permission to love."
Without providing a clear reason, City Councilors fired the man who ushered Raleigh through a downtown renaissance and period of relative prosperity over the last 12 years. What is the future of Raleigh development?
The events that unfolded that Wednesday morning highlight a lack of mental health training for police officers, as well as a need for safer Taser policies, according to some mental health and legal advocates.