NC NOW May to July newsletter available online!

NC NOW newsletter for May to July, 2016, is available online. So much going on! HB 2 fallout, how to get involved, teachers in the street! The picture is from the ERA-NC Alliance launch in April.

Senators Burr and Tillis and the Politics of Obstruction

NC Senators Burr and Tillis are refusing to allow hearings on the US Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. Plus, Senator Burr has been keeping a federal court in Eastern NC vacant since 2013. Both Burr and Tillis need to fulfill their own constitutional responsibilities and let the US Senate do its job.

Senator Burr Blocks Another Black Female From 10 Year Judicial Vacancy

Patricia Timmons-Goodson is an extremely well qualified justice who served NC as judge and justice for decades. Yet, Senator Richard Burr is blocking her as he has blocked 3 other black females from federal positions since 2013.

HB2 Hurts All Residents – Look NOW!

Don’t get distracted! HB 2 is horrible for all residents of NC. North Carolina joins Mississippi as the only two states that do not offer their citizens state law protection against the most basic forms of discrimination. You may be surprised how bad it is for women.

Latest Newsletter – full of news on HB2 on women, ERA-NC event, Roe events, etc

Read about what NC NOW and chapters did and pondered in the first few months of 2016, including how HB 2 is DISASTROUS for women, to status of SCOTUS, to our upcoming ERA event on 4/12/16, to a statement on what happened with Melissa Harris-Perry. Read on!

News about NC’s Primary – currently 3/15/16

The North Carolina General Assembly has been ordered to fix the congressional district redistricting maps. It is possible that NC’s primary will have to be moved back to accommodate mandated changes. Here is information on public input toward the changes, and links to voting in the primary.

NC NOW Conference focuses feminists power!

NC NOW had an exciting state conference on Oct 10, 2015. The theme was “Focusing Women’s Power NOW!” Read about inspiring speakers, panel topics and workshops moving feminists forward. Congresswoman Adams’ keynote speech now available!