The NC Senate budget includes 8,592 TAs losing their jobs in the next 2 years. The Senators obviously don’t know how vital TAs have become to public education in the absence of proper funding. Losing TAs will hurt students, teachers and staff. Meanwhile, the Senate plans $600 million in extra corporate tax cuts.
Take Action: tell your House Representative to vote AGAINST SB-2, to vote against overriding the Governor’s veto of SB-2. Senate Bill 2 (SB2) allows magistrates and registrars of deeds to avoid performing same-sex marriages.
So many things going on! Women’s Rights Rally on June 10 (note change). Summer of Moral Resistance protests around state (nee Moral Mondays). Jun 19-21 National NOW Conference in New Orleans. July 25 – Bennett IV with NCWM. August – NC NOW fundraiser with “the Vessel.” Plan to join us!
Excellent speech on women and the harmful and spiteful legislation going forward in the Legislature. Contrasting that with what the legislature SHOULD and COULD be doing – lifting women and families up. By Tara Romano, NCWU President, at Moral Monday Reunites, on 29 Apr 2015.
On the “Moral Monday Reunited” event on April 29, 2015, which marked the 2 year anniversary of the first Moral Monday protest of immoral and cruel policies coming out of the NC General Assembly in Raleigh.
Joint resolution for ERA being introduced in Congress for Mother’s Day, 2015. Ask your Senators to support and/or co-sponsor the bill. In NC, contact Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis. We tell you how!
NC NOW delivered its pro-choice signature ad packets to all members of the NCGA. The packets included NC NOW’s position reproductive health services access and education in a letter, the 2015 signature ad itself, and information on why our representatives should oppose HB465 and HB847.
HB465 forces doctors to send ultrasounds and more of women’s private medical records to DHHS, and triples the waiting period before a woman can try getting an abortion (24 to 72 hours). Join us May 4-May 11 in protest to bring attention to this bad bill.
The first Moral Monday was 2 years ago, on April 29, 2013, and NC NOW was there. Thanks to Robin Davis for understanding immediately the need for this movement and peaceful outlet, and sharing with other NOW members. This “Moral Monday Reunites” event has been organized to celebrate this 2 year anniversary on Wednesday, AprilContinue reading “Wednesday, April 29 – Moral Monday Reunites!”
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”