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NC NOW Legislative Update #10 – 8 April 2019 – Two Pro-women Bills Introduced

See the full NC NOW Legislative Update #10.

Another bad abortion bill was introduced this week—there seems to be no end.  This one, HB603, Pain Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, is really yet another attempt to ban all abortions after 20 weeks with few exceptions.  The excuse for banning these abortions, however, does not hold up under scientific scrutiny.  Feeling pain at all requires development of a network of neurons along with development of the area of the brain needed to process the sensory data.  While it is really impossible to determine what a fetus is experiencing, most studies show that there is not adequate physical development in a fetus to feel pain until 28-30 weeks.  For a detailed examination of the evidence pro and con, see:  https://www.factcheck.org/2015/05/does-a-fetus-feel-pain-at-20-weeks/

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ERA NC Advocacy Day a Big Hit – 6/27/18

The ERA NC Advocacy Day on Wednesday, 6/27/18, included at least 100 women and a few good men from across North Carolina, many dressed in green and white. The event was organized by the ERA-NC Alliance and associated groups (including NC NOW, NC4ERA, RatifyERANC, AAUW-NC, LWV-NC, BPW-NC) as follows at the Legislative Building, 16 W. Jones St.

Many of the ERA NC event participants who came from across the state of NC. Photo Credit: Mike Oniffrey

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ERA Alliance Launch Event – 4/12/16

Exciting news!  NC is making the first state alliance of the ERA Coalition organization.  Join us for our launch event!  It begins with a press conference at 2:30pm.  At 3:30pm, we’ll have a panel discussion, “Why the ERA?  Why now?” That will be followed by a book signing and reception at 4:30pm.  We are featuring Jessica Neuwirth, the author of “Equal Means Equal: Why the Time for the Equal Rights Amendment Is Now”  Neuwirth is President of the ERA Coalition.


Equal Means Equal, by Jessica Neuwirth

Please join us! 

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