Update: Emergency rally to stop the Graham-Cassidy bill at Tillis’ office on Saturday, 9/23/17, in Raleigh. Bring signs and yourselves. Lots of great speakers. Pix of some past protests.
Have you called your Senators yet to tell them to vote AGAINST the latest terrible Trumpcare proposal? Please do. We *MUST* persist. See what is in the latest bad bill, and where to call and write.
Beautiful 6 month anniversary rally for the January national and international women’s marches was in Wilmington on Jul 29, 2017. NC NOW, Women Organizing for Wilmington, and Planned Parenthood co-sponsored the women’s rally in Wilmington.
ACA has some issues to be addressed, but it has helps tons of people – and the Republican Senate is intent on destroying it, and destroying these people in the process. In NC, tell Senators Burr and Tillis that you know that they voted against providing life-saving treatment to millions of people in the United States. They owe us better than that – improve ACA and use a decent bi-partisan process to do it. The cruel Trumpcare bills had already targetted women, who had been helped more by ACA.
The Wheel of Misfortune was the coolest feature of the last “Tuesdays with Tillis” protest. Also included a march, speakers, a die-in and attempted delivery of a dramatic wreath. July 5 theme is taking coverage away from Veterans. The July 11 theme is women and children.
While even President Trump described the House Trumpcare bill as ‘mean,’ his colorful verdict is an uncommon understatement as it applies to the House and Senate bills’ treatment of women’s healthcare. Trumpcare is ‘cruel’ to women, and especially harsh to North Carolinians.
Latest plans to get rid of Obamacare – using sabotage, speed and secrecy in the US Senate. Renew your protests now! So many ways to do it! In person, including Tuesdays with Tillis. Calling options. More!
NC NOW Newsletter for May and June is available online and in print. Highlights are some of NC Senate’s despicable moves, and insightful summaries of where we stand with ERA and HB2.
Take action on devastating Trumpcare/AHCA bill. . It will devastate those who will no longer be able to afford health care, those kicked off Medicaid, those with pre-existing conditions. The CBO estimated over 24 MILLION PEOPLE would lose health care based on the March 2017 version of this bill – which got worse, not better.
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.