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Legislative Update and Call to Action

A Message from Democratic Women of North Carolina (DWNC) and Planned Parenthood South Atlantic (PPSA) Greetings, The NC Senate Judiciary Committee passed the Born-Alive Abortion Survivors Protection Act on Friday afternoon, and the full Senate will vote on this bill Monday... Continue Reading →

End Gerrymandering Now

One of the issues the Executive Board of The Charlotte Women’s March is focusing on this year is Gerrymandering. Gerrymandering occurs when legislators draw boundaries of legislative districts to create an unfair advantage for political parties and incumbents. In so doing, they pick... Continue Reading →

NC: Ratify the ERA

One more state. Not one more generation. North Carolina has historic chance to secure equal rights for all with ERA Legislators will file bills in the North Carolina General Assembly House and Senate on March 5 to ratify the Equal... Continue Reading →

Civics 101

The League of Women Voters Charlotte Mecklenburg presents Civics 101 beginning February 25, 2019 Civics 101 is a 5-week, one-evening-per-week program led by current and former government officials in a face-to-face format. This program is especially useful to the citizens... Continue Reading →

Meck’s Pink Wave Within The Blue

by Mary Hopper Mecklenburg voters helped to drastically reshape the delegation that will represent us in Raleigh.  And their vote helped break the super majority that made current legislative actions veto proof. While there was hope breaking the super majority... Continue Reading →

As mama always said – make good choices!

Do you know where the candidates stand on a woman's right to choose? Please see the following Voter Guide provided by Charlotte Reproductive Action Network. If you have any questions , please contact them directly: charlottereproactionnetwork@gmail.com    

NC’s Unnecessary Constitutional Amendments

by Brian O'Leary and Vennie Bobis There are six proposed amendments to the  Constitution of the State of North Carolina that will be on the ballot during the election this November 6th. Unlike some other states, North Carolina does not... Continue Reading →

Fair Maps – End Gerrymandering

Common Cause NC joins our partners in the nonpartisan NC Coalition for Lobbying & Government Reform to ask all candidates for the NC General Assembly if they pledge to support the creation of an independent, nonpartisan redistricting process for congressional and legislative... Continue Reading →

Pay Extra Attention to Mecklenburg’s 18 Legislative Races

by Mary Hopper As you see the rushed decisions and their far reaching, and sometimes unintended, consequences being generated in Raleigh, we hope you have allowed some time to educate yourself on the state legislative races that will be decided... Continue Reading →

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