What do you get when you put 16 Grannies, 2 Honorary Grannies, 2 professional photographers, a dog, and a cat all together in the same room? One helluva great time and 2 powerful videos! Find links and story here.
The Trump administration finalized sweeping changes to Title X, the federal program that provides birth control and other reproductive health services to millions of low-income Americans on 2/22/19. The new #DomesticGagRule was published in the Federal Register on 3/4/19. Lawsuits were filed the same day. NC NOW, Naral Pro-Choice NC, Planned Parenthood and #Fight4Her spoke out against the #DomesticGagRule in front of Senator Thom Tillis’ office in Raleigh on 3/12/19. Read about it.
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.
Speech by NC NOW President Gailya Paliga, given at Tuesdays With Tillis event on 5/22/18. Topics the Trump Administration’s latest attack on women and Planned Parenthood. Topics at the event were this new domestic gag rule and Crisis Pregnancy Centers.
Funneling money to fake women’s clinics while defunding Planned Parenthood sends a clear message that our leadership does not care about women’s health; especially low-income women. At this 5/22/18 event, we will focus on Crisis Pregnancy Centers, CPCs, which lie to women and scare and manipulate them in order to prevent them from having abortions. CPCs being allowed to lie is currently under consideration by the Supreme Court. Also looking at state and federal funding sources, and the new Trump attack on Planned Parenthood funding that just happened on 5/18/18.
Many of these bills/laws hurt women Here are thirteen major bills that were overturned via lawsuits that North Carolina lost in recent years. NC NOW VP of Legislation Robin Davis referred to this information in her part of the “How NC Laws Have Impacted Women” panel at the NC NOW Conference, “Women Making History NOW.”Continue reading “Thirteen NC Bills Passed, Later Overturned by the Courts”