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.

Upcoming events for April 2015

Many opportunities to participate – in person and from your computer. There are rallies, a Silent Sentinals action, easy actions to take from home, Women’s Advocacy Day, and Pro-choice Signature Ad delivery. These are all in April, 2015.

Don’t give anyone the right to discriminate – reject SB 2!

Take action against SB 2, which would give magistrates the right to decide who gets their services according to their own personal beliefs and prejudices.

A few more days to get your name in to the signature ad!

We got an extension in time to collect names for the pro-choice signature ad!  You can send your names in through Friday, Jan 16, 2015 to run with NC NOW’s Pro-Choice signature ad on Wednesday, Jan 21, 2015. You can use the older form in earlier posts in January, 2015 and December, 2014, or use thisContinue reading “A few more days to get your name in to the signature ad!”

Make a statement – I’m pro-choice!

Jan 22, 2015 marks the 42nd anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, which gave women control over their own bodies and lives.  We can celebrate that as a national blessing – 42 years of legal, constitutionally protected abortion care in the United States. But how many abortion clinics are left in NC?  15.  CompareContinue reading “Make a statement – I’m pro-choice!”

FB: Even expanding Medicaid this late would only help NC!

Posted on the NC NOW facebook page on May 4, 2014. Good news, surprising only to these doomsayers. The bigger boon to NC would be expanding Medicaid. The BILLIONS of DOLLARS in FEDERAL MONEY would provide health care for working people (many single moms), freeing up money for their local communities. The FEDERAL MONEY wouldContinue reading “FB: Even expanding Medicaid this late would only help NC!”

FB: Targetting of Asheville’s Femcare clinic in 2013

This explains a lot about the targetting of the Femcare clinic in Asheville last year. It was originally posted on NC NOW’s facebook page on 3/13/14. ASHEVILLE — When state health inspectors suspended Western North Carolina’s only abortion clinic’s operations in the aftermath of a heated debate over a new abortion law last summer, someContinue reading “FB: Targetting of Asheville’s Femcare clinic in 2013”

Burr holding up confirmation process on judge he recommended, letter to N&O

Mar 30, 2014 NC Senator Richard Burr is blocking the nomination of Jennifer May-Parker as U.S. District Judge of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina. The position has been vacant since Dec. 2005, over eight years. Newsweek Magazine reported “the Eastern District of North Carolina is officially classified as aContinue reading “Burr holding up confirmation process on judge he recommended, letter to N&O”