Some Inspiring and Some Maddening Documentaries to See

Feminist documentaries to see, including “Seeing Allred” (about women’s rights attorney Gloria Allred), Equal Means Equal, RBG, Trapped, and more.

NC NOW Legislative Update #15 — Games Played With Vetoed Bills – May 13, 2019

The bill crossover deadline was May 9, and this summary talks about which bills made it and how (some by virtue of what they deal with). The House continues to schedule and reschedule SB359/HB602:  Born-Alive—Abortion Survivors Protection Act.  The Senate voted to override the Governor’s veto on 04/30/2019.  The bill has been placed on the House calendar for different dates and then withdrawn – they are trying to find the perfect time to override the governor’s veto, or maybe it’s a game to tire pro-choice protesters. The bill is presently on the House Calendar for 05/15/2019. 

Press Advisory for 2019 Raleigh Women’s March, 1/26/19

Press Advisory for 2019 Raleigh Women’s March on 1/26/19 and for planned press conference for women’s march on 1/23/19. Includes speakers, performers, steering committee and hashtags.

ERA: Alyssa Milano Wants It. How About You?

Women have been working to get equal rights in the United States for 170 years! Too many people don’t realize women don’t have equal rights. Why is ERA catching fire now? What will it do for women and families? How can you help? North Carolina women are pushing now and pushing hard! Learn more and join the effort! Alyssa Milano is in!

NC NOW Legislative Update #6, ERA Bills Filed – 11 Mar 19

NC NOW Legislative Update #6 includes the ERA bills filed on 3/5/19 while women and allies filled the Legislative Building with hours of activities. It also talks about Governor Cooper’s budget and what we may expect this session.

Sen. McKissick: Speech at ERA Bill Filing Press Conference on 3/5/19

Senator Floyd McKissick Jr. has been a strong and consistent ally in the fight for the Equal Rights Amendment (ERA). He has sponsored the Ratify ERA Bill in the Senate 4 times – 2015, 2017, 2019, and an extra one in 2018 after Illinois became the 37th state to ratify ERA on 5/30/18. Transcript of Senator McKissick’s ERA speech and some neat pictures.