Kirkendale: Re-energized to Persist at the 2018 NC NOW Conference

Stella Kirkendale writes about her experience at the 2018 NC NOW State Conference, starting with Audrey Muck’s new video on the fight for women’s rights and ERA, our keynote speaker, and other parts of the conference.

Insightful #BelieveWomen Posts on Social Media

Capturing some great posts about the Senate Judiciary Committee Hearing with Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. #Kavanaugh testifies tomorrow. Crazy way to handle these accusations which are part of basically Kavanaugh’s job interview. As his potential employer, I’d be running like the wind to get away from him. But also, there are 5 major different accusations against Kavanaugh, each of which has other related witnesses. Just talking to the first woman, with no witnesses and no plans to talk to other people, is completely insufficient for any investigation.

Media Advisory: Stop Kavanaugh 2, 9/11/18, in Raleigh

Read about next #StopKavanaugh rally at Senator Thom Tillis’ office in Raleigh, including the media advisory. See pictures of some of our sheroes and heroes who went to protest and got arrested at the confirmation hearings. Some got arrested multiple times!

Stop Kavanaugh Events Around NC – starting 9/4/18

Events around the state starting 9/4/18, timed with the start of confirmation hearings of Judge Brett Kavanaugh for US Supreme Court. Kavanaugh is an extremist and would be devastating to all kinds of people and the environment. Link to action as well.

Outraged North Carolinians Pull Together Protest of NCGA Veto Overrides, 8/4/18

Citizen outrage sparked some creativity at a protest of the latest day of this special session series, when the #NCGA was called to return on a rare Saturday to override very valid vetoes from Governor Roy Cooper. The signature costume for this event was a man dressed up in regal attire who called himself “Berger King.” When we chanted, he interjected with comments that would come from a very clueless ruler. The legislature voted to override the two vetoes, but the outraged citizens were speaking out and watching.

Media Advisory for #NCGA Stop The Dirty Tricks. #NixAllSix. 8/4/18

Media Advisory about grassroots protest of NC lawmakers session to override Governor’s two vetoes. Lawmakers should not be pulling dirty tricks. And we want voters to know to #NixAllSix constitutional amendments. All are unnecessary and a few are appalling.