The first anti-abortion bill was filed in North Carolina within days of the start of the 2021 legislative session, as reported in NC NOW Legislative Update #1 in 2021 – 2/1/21. It is a six week abortion ban, HB31, known in politics as a “fetal heartbeat ban.” There is a special deceptiveness with the six week abortion ban.
NC NOW Legislative Update #11 – highlighting terrible anti-abortion bill being rushed through the process, and Republican version Medicaid expansion type bill with work requirements on it.
The Supreme Court said in November 2017 that it would decide whether it violates free speech guarantees for California to require “crisis pregnancy centers” (CPCs) to tell patients the truth about access to contraception services and abortion assistance. Opening arguments start this month (March 20, 2018) and pro-choice activists will be there to rally on the side of truth!! One day trip.
Women are on the front-lines of the assault as the Trump administration has moved to slash funding to education, healthcare, research, and environmental protections. Written by two organizers of Women’s March On Raleigh, one of whom is a scientist herself.
TAKE ACTION! Fight to keep sex ed medically accurate! Tell your NC Senator to vote NO on the House version of Senate Bill 279! See how here.
The Senate has rewritten the anti-abortion bill HB465 and changed its title to make it sound innocent. It is not – this bill has all the problems from edition 2 plus more snuck in on top. Contact your House Representatives and ask them to vote against this heinous bill.
HB465 forces doctors to send ultrasounds and more of women’s private medical records to DHHS, and triples the waiting period before a woman can try getting an abortion (24 to 72 hours). Join us May 4-May 11 in protest to bring attention to this bad bill.
Ask your House member to OPPOSE HB847, which puts minors at risk with medical treatment. See problems with the bill and link to reach your representatives here.
Another piece of history! Here is a view of the national War on Women from the National NOW Times newsletter in the fall of 2012. Printed from http://now.org/nnt/fall-2012/waronwomen.html Elections have consequences. After the last election cycle, radical right-wing men swept into office at federal and state levels, introducing a record number of restrictions on reproductiveContinue reading “Vote! 7 Reminders Why from the War on Women (2012)”
The internet is on fire discussing another terrible decision from our nation’s Supreme Court, another attack on women. On Monday, June 30, 2014, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Burwell v. Hobby Lobby that for-profit employers can decide whether or not to cover their employees’ birth control and contraception. Strictly speaking, the conservative majority ruledContinue reading “Paliga: They know not what they do, apparently – 7/2/14 in Onslow Times”