The Truth About Six Week Abortion Bans

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 – Rushed Anti-Abortion Bill – 15 April 2019

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.

Bus to Rally in DC Against Fake Clinics (CPCs) Telling Lies – 3/20/18

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.

Take Action: Fight to keep sex ed medically accurate! Lawmakers go after it again.

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.

Take Action on HB465 – Call Your House Representative

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 protests around the state, join us!

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.

Take action on HB847 – puts minors at risk with medical treatments

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.

Vote! 7 Reminders Why from the War on Women (2012)

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)”

Paliga: They know not what they do, apparently – 7/2/14 in Onslow Times

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”