Take action NOW to tell YOUR REPRESENTATIVES to keep the special session focused on disaster relief. Oppose the partisan power grab (especially of NC Supreme Court) and any other interference in our state. Two actions are highlighted here – contact your representatives (call/email) and join the Moral Monday movement at Legislature on 12/13/16 and maybe other days as well. This open-ended session may last a few days.
NC NOW Newsletter for October/November 2016 is available online. What are some of the topics covered in it? What do we do now (after the election)? We celebrated NOW’s 50th anniversary and this historic time in US history of a woman running for president, and running as the candidate with the absolute most experience of the bunch. More onContinue reading “Newsletter available online – Oct/Nov 2016”
Finally it seems women are credited for being angry about injustice, rather than vilified for it. Cases dramatized in a new and better light: Marcia Clark’s role as lead prosecutor in 1995 O.J. Simpson case and Anita Hill testifying about sexual harassment by Supreme Court Justice nominee Clarence Thomas. “Anita Hill, a law professor onceContinue reading “Finally women are credited for being angry about injustice!”
Some chapters meet the first Tuesday, some the second Tuesday, and some whatever works best for them. See what a few chapters are doing here, and consider joining them in person!
NC NOW newsletter for May to July, 2016, is available online. So much going on! HB 2 fallout, how to get involved, teachers in the street! The picture is from the ERA-NC Alliance launch in April.
NC NOW’s 7th legislative update for the short session looks at where NC can go with HB 2 from here. Adds a 7th and better option to consider.
This June 7th election may decide the future of North Carolina. Vote please! Encourage any friends or family who are concerned with NC’s rush backwards to vote!
NC Senators Burr and Tillis are refusing to allow hearings on the US Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland. Plus, Senator Burr has been keeping a federal court in Eastern NC vacant since 2013. Both Burr and Tillis need to fulfill their own constitutional responsibilities and let the US Senate do its job.
Patricia Timmons-Goodson is an extremely well qualified justice who served NC as judge and justice for decades. Yet, Senator Richard Burr is blocking her as he has blocked 3 other black females from federal positions since 2013.
Legislative Update #3 for the short session. Includes a summary and tracks bills introduced this session which pertain to women and NOW’s issues.