Sandra Bland died in police custody in TX, and we know about her outrageous arrest —thanks mostly to the internet and videos. Why was she arrested in the first place, and what happened to her in jail? We can hope the visibility and people’s outrage will help make long overdue changes in the US.
A highlight of national NOW conference in New Orleans was the “Breaking The Silence: A Town Hall Hearing on Women of Color in New Orleans.” The Town Hall was Thursday, Jun 18, 2015, 3-6pm.
SBOE is holding 9 public hearings across the state to hear our comments about a clarifying a fuzzy part of the new photo ID law. SBOE wrote preliminary guidelines, but anti-voter groups want to make them superstrict and disenfranchise more people. Go to the meetings and speak or at least show support for our speakers AGAINST disenfranchising more voters.
See NC NOW’s latest newsletter. Do you know HB465 includes new OUTRAGEOUS requirements for the physician who ’causes miscarriage or abortion’ after 18 weeks to SEND THE WOMAN’S ULTRASOUNDS, MEASUREMENTS, ETC TO DHHS!!!!! What TPP is? What Fast Track is? How safe abortions really are? How unsafe college campuses really are? Find out about theseContinue reading “2015 Spring NC NOW Newsletter”
The second Silent Sentinels vigil was done in conjunction with Women’s Advocacy Day, Apr 21, 2015.encourage Judiciary I to move the House ERA bill (H166) along. The second vigil was held in front of the office of the Vice Chair of Judiciary I. Last time it was held in front of the Chair of Judiciary I’s office. Next time – on to the Senate to help S184!
Our ERA Silent Sentinels Vigil is in the news! We’re having another vigil on 4/21/15 at 2pm, after Women’s Advocacy Day (WAD). More on both here!
Join NC NOW and NC4ERA on 4/21/15 at 2pm as a ‘Silent Sentinel’ to encourage the Judiciary Committee to move HB166 Equal Rights Amendment out of committee. Sign this petition whether you can join us in person or only in spirit!
There are 2 excellent new documentaries playing around NC to educate and inspire women! “The Hunting Ground” in Fayetteville and “The Vessel” in Winston-Salem. “The Hunting Ground” is especially pertinent as April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
Sign a petition to move NC’s ERA bills along – at change.org! Learn about the Silent Sentinels protest we did on 4/14/15.
Please join NC NOW at NC Women United’s Women’s Advocacy Day, which has been rescheduled to Tuesday, April 21, 2015. Join us in Raleigh and bring friends and family! We had 5 Asheville NOW past and present officers drive in to attend the last one. Registration and details are at http://www.ncwu.org/our-programs/womens-advocacy-day/. Please register for this one if youContinue reading “Women’s Advocacy Day new date – April 21, 2015 – Join us!”