[JURIST] The American Civil Liberties Union of North Carolina Legal Foundation (ACLU-NCLF) [advocacy website] on Thursday filed a lawsuit [complaint, PDF] in the federal district court for the Eastern District of North Carolina challenging a North Carolina state law authorizing the use of pro-life license plates as a violation of the First Amendment [text]. In June, the North Carolina General Assembly [official website] passed a bill [HB 289 materials] authorizing the issuance of "Choose Life" license plates, but failed to…