Judicial Coup: NC High Court Rules General Assembly Is Illegitimate


At a glance

  • The case before the court challenged the North Carolina general assembly’s freedom to amend the state constitution.
  • It originated from amendments that enshrined the state’s voter ID law and capped the income tax.
  • The court majority claimed legislators from “gerrymandered” districts should not be empowered to amend the state constitution.
  • In dissent, Justice Phil Berger Jr. said the ruling violated the 14th amendment.



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