Events around the state starting 9/4/18, timed with the start of confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for US Supreme Court. Kavanaugh is an extremist and would be devastating to all kinds of people and the environment. Link to action as well.
Many concerned organizations are working together on town hall meetings around the state, each with a panels of experts on topics of Supreme Court Of The United States (SCOTUS) and protecting the Roe v Wade decision which has given women control over their own bodies with regard to reproductive decisions since 1973. Information on two complete town halls, and on the upcoming ones.
Senator Thom Tillis is sending out emails asking constituents to sign a petition in support of #SCOTUS nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh! Read more about Kavanaugh and take action here.
Op-ed on the further damage this US Supreme Court could do with another conservative justice on the current court. Includes suggestions on what you can do about it.
Upcoming events in May 2018 with Charlotte NOW, and the June meeting information.
NC NOW Newsletter for February and March 2018 includes stories of how people in Fayetteville got that untested rape kit inventory done across NC (with Fayetteville NOW’s help), some events around the state (Trauma to Prison Pipeline Report, Title IX at FSU, more), national events on #EnoughIsEnough and the next US Supreme Court case, NIFLA v. Becerra, on what CPCs can say in California. Currently CPCs need to tell the truth in California, and the National Institute of Family and Life Advocates are suing to change that!
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.
The NC House finished its budget so now is time for budget negotiations between House and Senate. Update on SCOTUS ruling on NC’s gerrymandering case and another case.
See pictures from Fayetteville NOW’s silent, non-violent tax day protest on April 15th, 2017 at the Market House in downtown Fayetteville, North Carolina.
NOW Urges that Senator(s) filibuster the confirmation of Neil Gorsuch and, should a filibuster fail, vote “no”. NC NOW joins with statewide progressive groups on March 20, 2017 to explain why Gorsuch is such a bad choice. Phone script available to help you call your US Senators.