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Safety Measure Or Scare Tactic? NC's Anti-Riot Legislation Explained

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After a year of protests in the name of racial justice, North Carolina legislators are considering bills that could significantly increase the penalty for engaging in riots. In this episode, WUNC's Rusty Jacobs reports on how pending legislation could affect both the future of demonstrations and relations between protesters and police.

Jeff Tiberii is the co-host of WUNC's "Due South." Jeff joined WUNC in 2011. During his 20 years in public radio, he was Morning Edition Host at WFDD and WUNC’s Greensboro Bureau Chief and later, the Capitol Bureau Chief. Jeff has covered state and federal politics, produced the radio documentary “Right Turn,” launched a podcast, and was named North Carolina Radio Reporter of the Year four times.