Durham holds an important place in the history of the civil rights movement in the South, both for what happened here -- and what did not.
Last week, we asked readers of our Web site at heraldsun.com how a federal judge should rule on whether the state of North Carolina can enforce a 2011 law that requires abortion providers to show ultrasound images to patients and give them a chance to listen to the heartbeart.
We asked readers of our website at heraldsun.com last week whether defendants in the Moral Monday trespassing cases should accept a plea deal offered by a Wake County prosecutor.
Last week, we asked readers of our website at heraldsun.com if they thought the NAACP and others who filed suit against Gov. Pat McCrory over the recently signed voter ID bill would prevail.
Last week, The Herald-Sun asked readers whether they thought Durham police were justified when they shot and killed Jose Adan Cruz Ocampo when, an attorney for the family alleges, he was trying to hand them a knife.
Recently, we asked readers of our website at heraldsun.com whether they would consider volunteering with Big Brothers Big Sisters in this region.
Last week, we asked readers of our website at heraldsun.com whether they would feel safe riding a bicycle in Durham (or anywhere) after the hit-and-run accident that claimed the life of 36-year-old Seth Vidal.
Last week, we asked readers of our website at heraldsun.com what they thought Gov. Pat McCrory would do when faced with proposed legislation that could result in the closure of most abortion clinics in the state.
Last week, we asked readers of our website at heraldsun.com whether they would buy and/or wear a T-shirt offered by Runaway Clothes that displays the message “I would rather be shot in Durham than die of boredom in Cary.”
Last week, we asked readers of our website at heraldsun.com how fast they drive on North Carolina’s interstate highways.
Last week, we asked readers of our website at heraldsun.com whether they thought their phone conversations, emails and web-browsing habits would be of interest to the National Security Agency.