Take Action On Special Session NOW!

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.

Newsletter available online – Oct/Nov 2016

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 women are credited for being angry about injustice!

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!”

NC NOW May to July newsletter available online!

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.

Senators Burr and Tillis and the Politics of Obstruction

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.

Senator Burr Blocks Another Black Female From 10 Year Judicial Vacancy

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.