Abortion Is Healthcare Event, Raleigh, 6/11/19

“Abortion Is Healthcare” was the theme of the 125th week of rallies at Senator Thom Tillis’ office in Raleigh. This event included national, statewide and local updates on abortion and clinics access. Emcees and speakers included Gailya Paliga, President of NC NOW, Tara Romano, Executive Director of Naral Pro-choice North Carolina and Kelsea McLain, A Woman’s Choice Clinic of Raleigh. Topics went from challenges women face to solutions moving in the US House, and what we need from Senator Tillis and other representatives.

The 100th anniversary of 19th Amendment is in 2020, Expect Events!

Getting ready to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, giving some, not all, women the right to vote. Look for events in 2020, commemorating the amendment (the step forward), doing some reconciliation with women of color, and seeing what else American women need.

#StopTheBans Event Summaries from Around NC – May 2019

Here are some pictures and links to media on events around the state. NOW activist spoke and were interviewed at different events. For specifics on each event, see previous post, “Find a Stop Abortion Bans Protest Near You! 5/21/19”.

#StopTheBans Sign Ideas – 2019 and always

Ideas from all over, including Women Organizing for Wilmington (WOW), who got their signs on facebook early. WOW did events supporting women’s rights on Monday, May 20 and Tuesday May 21. Join them any Monday at noon! Not the Church and Not the State – Women must decide their fate. No you can NOT takeContinue reading “#StopTheBans Sign Ideas – 2019 and always”

Media Advisory: Chapel Hill #StopTheBans Event on 5/21/19 at Noon

Media Advisory for the #StopTheBans rally in Chapel Hill on 5/21/19. Includes information on some of the bans and how clueless some of the lawmakers have been.

NC and Other State Abortion Bans – What Are We Looking At?

A slew of major anti-abortion bills are passing in states, with some being signed into law around the country. These laws are designed to oppress and control women. The goal is to overturn Roe v Wade, using the new makeup of the US Supreme Court with Kavanaugh and Gorsuch.

Third Annual Feminist 5k in Raleigh is 6/8/19

Join us for the 2019 Feminist 5k! This a fun run/walk/renunciation of the patriarchy, now in its 3rd year. NC NOW is a co-sponsor, and better yet, NOW members get a discount. Contact NC NOW on facebook, or email president@raleighnow.org for code. If you want to be involved but also prefer to move less, comeContinue reading “Third Annual Feminist 5k in Raleigh is 6/8/19”

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.