2019 Women’s March plans around NC. 4 marches and a bus! Dates vary but all are in January. Allows you opportunities to attend one or more of the women’s marches.
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.
The candidates who were endorsed by the NC NOW PAC in the general election did pretty well. The Congressional candidates endorsed by the NOW PAC did less well. Read about results here.
Tuesday, 11/6/18, was a historic day! More women ran for office in 2018 than ever before and more women won! Voters were determined more than ever to elect feminists to positions of leadership. We have ushered in the most diverse Congress in history with huge wins for women, minorities and LGBTQ. Thank you to all who canvassed, made phone calls, wrote letters, protested, marched, walked out, showed up, voted and got up every day exhausted, but found the strength to go on. With examples. Thanks, Melba Evans, President of Charlotte NOW.
Here are detailed instruction on how to find your sample ballot in NC. This shows an example of finding someone with a less common name and someone with a very common name. Also, shows active and inactive voting status.
NOW has a new batch of “Forward NOW” t-shirts in, and can order more. Great when getting together to rally, protest, march, or attend a meeting! $20 each. Here is the front and back of the t-shirt.
NC National Organization for Women announces the NC NOW Political Action Committee (PAC) endorsements for statewide offices in the 2018 General Election, and also NOW PAC’s endorsements in the Congressional races.
Here are some upcoming Opportunities to help NOW in Raleigh in October 2018. Please join us!
National NOW PAC endorses 7 NC congressional candidates in 2018. Read about them here.
More women than ever are running and winning in North Carolina. Many for Congress; a record number of women ran for the NC state legislature in 2018. Our state and federal PACs endorse female and male candidates based on their views on women’s issues. See how to look up your voting information. Your vote has never mattered more!