Month: July 2017

Rally for Patsy Kinsey

Please join us for a Rally in Elizabeth to Re-Elect Patsy Kinsey, Charlotte City Council, District 1   Thursday August 3, 2017 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm   At the home of Cliff Settlemyer and Lynne Kennedy 604 Clement Avenue Charlotte, NC 28204   Patsy Kinsey Campaign Committee 2334 Greenway Avenue Charlotte, NC 28205

2 Women Senators Are Real Mavericks

from Huff Post, by Emma Gray. McCain cast the unexpected vote, but Murkowski and Collins never wavered. Senator John McCain made headlines early Friday morning when he cast an unexpected “no” vote against the Senate GOP’s Health Care Freedom Act (a.k.a. “skinny repeal” of the Affordable Care Act). His vote was indeed surprising and decisive, and therefore newsworthy. But it was Senators Lisa …

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Campaign Staffer Training

It’s impossible to know how many great candidates would have won their election if only they’d had trained staff. Who’s to say what the political landscape would look like now? This is why trained campaign staff is CRUCIAL to winning. Our Jamie Kirk Hahn Academy for campaign staff has already trained 87 staffers who have …

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Expose Fake Clinics

CPCs target poor, underserved women. This year the NC General Assembly has budgeted more money, $1.3 million, for the so-called crisis pregnancy centers (CPC).    CPCs have been around since the 1970’s as a key part of the effort to end access to abortion. The information included in this posting is from NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina …

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Pittenger Race Could Be Close

By Jim Morrill, Charlotte Observer. Finance reports suggest Pittenger race could be close. Just four years ago Republican U.S. Rep. Robert Pittenger cruised to re-election unopposed to win what appeared to be as safe a congressional seat as any in North Carolina. Now the third-term Republican finds himself facing a well-financed Democrat as well as …

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Immigration: Help Make a Difference

In response to the high number of deportations coming from the Charlotte Immigration Courts, when compared to the rest of the nation, the ACLU Charlotte chapter has begun training volunteers to serve as local court observers in Charlotte’s Immigration Court. Charlotte only grants asylum in 25% of the cases while in NYC asylum is granted …

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Floating health care protest held outside Tillis’ lake home

Charlotte Observer,  by LaVendrick Smith.   Protesters unhappy with the Senate’s health care bill held an unusual demonstration outside North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis’ home on Lake Norman Friday. Members from the group Progress NC and North Carolina residents who support the Affordable Care Act sailed in front of the Republican senator’s lake house in multiple …

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Participate in the Elections Process

Participate in the Elections Process – Sign Up to Be a Voting Precinct Worker. The Mecklenburg County Board of Elections is looking for additional people to work at the voting precincts in non-partisan positions during the upcoming elections. Dates are as follows: Primary Election on Tuesday, September 12th (and any needed primary runoff) and General …

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Weekly Calls July 3

AHCA SENATE VOTE CALL YOUR SENATORS.  Trumpcare is not dead, just delayed. Call Senators Tillis and Burr and tell them you do not like the Senate version of the bill any better than the House version. ASSAULT ON BIRTH CONTROL CALL Office of Management and Budget, Mick Mulvaney, 202/395-3080 HHS Secretary Tom Price, 202/205-5445 to object to the …

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Now more than ever we are fighting for what our country represents. Celebrate America!

Congratulations ALL for your part in stopping Mitch McConnell and his reprehensible Trumpcare bill. But we must be vigilant. The Senate Republicans went to the White House to discuss strategy with the president and we know it only takes a keg party in the Rose Garden to make these frat boys fold. CONTINUE TO CALL …

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