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Following months of protests over allegations of inhumane treatment of prisoners at the Durham County Detention Facility, the National Institute of Corrections toured the jail in late April to interview prisoners and staff members, and recommend improvements. A two-day report states that jail conditions have improved, but critics claim the report is superficial and neglects recommendations to provide mental health services.
Since Sunday, several North Carolina politicians have offered condolences and sympathies to the families of the forty-nine people murdered at a gay bar in Orlando. These statements were made despite several of the politicians’ history of opposing gay rights and supporting gun control.