Another “Special Session” Ambush, 3 Actions To Take

Shocking partisan power grab from the Republicans already in charge of both sides of the NC General Assembly, being carried out during a fourth special session they called, with no emergencies to address. Three things you can do to take action right now!!

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.

HB2 Hurts All Residents – Look NOW!

Don’t get distracted! HB 2 is horrible for all residents of NC. North Carolina joins Mississippi as the only two states that do not offer their citizens state law protection against the most basic forms of discrimination. You may be surprised how bad it is for women.

NC NOW’s 20th legislative update is available for members

NC NOW’s twentieth legislative update is available for members. This update is for the week ending June 20th. All updates include a list of bills that NC NOW is tracking. Here is a summary of week 20’s changes.

ERA Bill Being Introduced for Mother’s Day, 2015, take action!

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!

2015 Pro-Choice Signature Ad Packet

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.