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North Carolina Democracy

Some lovely institutional Bigotry has reared its ugly head in N.C.

Critics of Cecil Bothwell cite N.C. bar to atheists

"I'm not saying that Cecil Bothwell is not a good man, but if he's an atheist, he's not eligible to serve in public office, according to the state constitution," said H.K. Edgerton, a former Asheville NAACP president.

Article 6, section 8 of the state constitution says: "The following persons shall be disqualified for office: First, any person who shall deny the being of Almighty God."