Great Turnout at Protest for Vanessa Guillen in Raleigh on 7/25/20

Over 45 people attended the protest for justice for Vanessa Guillen at the State Capitol in Raleigh on 7/25/20, from 5pm-8pm. Here is a summary with pictures, one of the speeches, and a poem that was performed. This was one of 3 protests for Vanessa Guillen that I know about that day. We were flattened along the sidewalk due to fencing around the Capitol grounds.

Protests Make A Difference!

Get those marching shoes on! Long time study says protests make a difference! This 2018 Stanford study shows that both liberal and conservative protests have had a real impact on U.S. House elections, based on 30 years of data.  “On average, a wave of liberal protesting in a congressional district can increase a Democratic candidate’sContinue reading “Protests Make A Difference!”

#StopTheBans Event Summaries from Around NC – May 2019

Here are some pictures and links to media on events around the state. NOW activist spoke and were interviewed at different events. For specifics on each event, see previous post, “Find a Stop Abortion Bans Protest Near You! 5/21/19”.

#StopTheBans Sign Ideas – 2019 and always

Ideas from all over, including Women Organizing for Wilmington (WOW), who got their signs on facebook early. WOW did events supporting women’s rights on Monday, May 20 and Tuesday May 21. Join them any Monday at noon! Not the Church and Not the State – Women must decide their fate. No you can NOT takeContinue reading “#StopTheBans Sign Ideas – 2019 and always”

Media Advisory: Chapel Hill #StopTheBans Event on 5/21/19 at Noon

Media Advisory for the #StopTheBans rally in Chapel Hill on 5/21/19. Includes information on some of the bans and how clueless some of the lawmakers have been.

Find a Stop Abortion Bans Protest Near You! 5/21/19

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 Legislative Update #14 — Glorious Teacher’s March and Bill Veto Games – May 5, 2019

This legislative update talks about the huge march and rally held by teachers and their supporters on May 1, and also about the House budget bill. Medicaid expansion was one of the goals of the teacher rally and something the House budget did not include. Governor Cooper may veto for this alone, as Medicaid expansion is one of his major goals as well.  Read here for more.

October #StopKavanaugh Events – Women are Rising Up! 2018

#StopKavanaugh rallies and protests in NC the first week of October. After Dr. Christine Blasey Ford testified, and Brett Kavanaugh had a major meltdown in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee and the country!! Protests are popping up. Hope you can attend at least one. The passionate speakers all have lots to say about how unfit this #SCOTUS candidate is.