Chapel Hill NOW, Durham NOW, and Raleigh NOW (North Carolina) are collaborating on a Zoom event to commemorate the 48th anniversary of Roe v. Wade on January 27th. Our speakers are looking at the future of reproductive access if the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) should be able to overrule or otherwise undo the Roe v. Wade decision which gave women control over their own bodies. Speakers will talk about what NC law would revert to without Roe, and also how telemedicine is changing abortion health care.
Charlotte City Council for voting for quiet zones around churches, schools and medical facilities! It is long overdue! The women’s clinics have been harassed for years and years.
NC NOW is long time advocate to keep abortion safe and legal. See our ad in the Indy, and some of our involvement in the #stopthebans events around NC around May 21, 2019.
Women are setting up protests around North Carolina and around the country for Tuesday, May 21, 2019. Here are the ones around North Carolina, and here is how to find one near you. If there isn’t one yet, you can make your own! Like the women’s marches.
NC NOW’s 2019 signature ad was published on 1/23/19. Get yours at coffee shops and other businesses that carry the Indy Week periodical. Our ad is in the centerfold. We’ll deliver them to all representatives at the NCGA in March, 2019.
With the confirmation of Judge Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court, there is more danger than ever before that Roe v. Wade could be overturned or its application severely restricted. If federal protection for abortion rights is denied or diminished, the battle to defend women’s reproductive rights will shift to the states. Here in North Carolina, the forces for abortion rights have been historically strong, but in this political climate our voices must grow stronger and our support for a woman’s right to choose must become more visible. The pro-choice signature ad is one way to make your support for choice visible.
Please join us for a screening and panel discussion of Dawn Porter’s documentary Trapped on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Raleigh. Trapped documents the dangerous effects TRAP laws (Targeted Regulation of Abortion Providers) have on people seeking an abortion and the medically unnecessary restrictions they place on abortion providers.
NC NOW members delivered the pro-choice signature ad packets to all of our representatives in the NC House and NC Senate on Monday, 6/4/18. The packets included a copy of the pro-choice signature ad that we ran in Indy Week in January (as we do every year), and a letter from NC NOW. See pictures, letter, issues here.
The Women’s Rally on Raleigh was a wonderful event! So Many People! Excellent speakers and performers! Perfect weather! Whether you were with us in body or in spirit (or both) here are things you may not know! Jan 20, 2018 at Halifax Mall in downtown Raleigh.
Check out these pictures!
Take a look at the pro-choice signature ad packet that NC NOW delivers to all NC Legislators. This year’s letter talks about anti-choice legislation in 2015 and about how HB 2 is disastrous for women.