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Democratic members of the N.C. House of Representatives joined hands and bowed their heads in an emotional show of unity as votes on HB 589 were counted in a late-night session on July 25. It is ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 189 comments on Fri Jul 26, 2013 at 08:39 AM PDT with 280 Recommends
Pardon the brief diary; I just got to my hotel room after a long day volunteering at Netroots Nation and learned that the John W. Pope Civitas Institute has created an online database and a "Pick ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 61 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 07:49 PM PDT with 180 Recommends
When NAACP-NC President Rev. William Barber suggested from the N.C. General Assembly building's second floor (where civil-disobedience arrests were beginning to take place) that people sit down if ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 84 comments on Mon Jul 22, 2013 at 07:03 PM PDT with 171 Recommends
Hundreds of supporters crowded the third-story balcony above the 89 participants in civil disobedience plus media covering the prohibited peaceful gathering at the NCGA on June 10, 2013. The start ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 66 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 05:34 AM PDT with 149 Recommends
More than 200 people gathered May 13 to support the 49 people arrested for peaceably protesting at the N.C General Assembly building in ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 73 comments on Fri May 17, 2013 at 03:02 PM PDT with 138 Recommends
Moral Monday at the N.C. General Assembly in Raleigh is gaining traction throughout North Carolina and in the ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 49 comments on Mon Jun 17, 2013 at 07:53 PM PDT with 133 Recommends
As many as 10,000 protesters took to the streets of downtown Raleigh to protest the repressive bills that made their way through the NC General Assembly this legislative session. Protesters wore red ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 66 comments on Wed Jul 31, 2013 at 12:18 PM PDT with 115 Recommends
Hundreds of observers crowded onto the third-floor balcony of the N.C. General Assembly to peacefully support the 101 civil-disobedience volunteers being arrested one floor below. Amid sweltering ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 31 comments on Mon Jul 15, 2013 at 10:22 PM PDT with 65 Recommends
Members of the N.C. Legislative Black Caucus show their support for protesters and those arrested for walking into "The People's House" (N.C. General Assembly) and refusing to leave.
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Comment Count 32 comments on Mon May 20, 2013 at 04:18 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Well, it's that time again: The N.C. General Assembly (NCGA) meets for a "long session" every other year, when it deals with the majority of bills that have budgetary implications. Our last long ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 33 comments on Wed Feb 25, 2015 at 11:51 PM PST with 39 Recommends
Hundreds of protesters witness the arrests fellow protesters engaged in acts of peaceful civil disobedience at the N.C. General Assembly. With the arrests of 151 people on "Mega Moral Monday" (June ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 32 comments on Sat Jun 08, 2013 at 03:18 AM PDT with 39 Recommends
You've probably heard about Moral Monday at the N.C. General Assembly. We're ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 13 comments on Wed Jun 12, 2013 at 09:33 PM PDT with 29 Recommends
"“If you want to make decisions about my uterus and my reproductive life, you get to make all the decisions about my life. You don’t get to cherry pick.” -- Bethany Erickson That's how Texas ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 12 comments on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 02:10 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
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Comment Count 22 comments on Tue Jul 02, 2013 at 10:43 AM PDT with 25 Recommends
Interested in taking part in one of the upcoming Moral Monday protests and rallies at the N.C. General Assembly? Want to participate in a Kossack meetup? We have many fine qualities in Raleigh, ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 26 comments on Wed Jul 10, 2013 at 11:15 AM PDT with 22 Recommends
Take a moment to read Christian Dem in NC's diary on N.C. House Bill 937 , "Proposed NC law would do away with handgun permits." Today in committee at the N.C. General Assembly, the bill was ... ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 4 comments on Tue Jun 11, 2013 at 04:27 PM PDT with 20 Recommends
My friend J and I have taken to haunting the halls of the N.C. General Assembly the past few weeks, dropping off notes and letters and talking with lawmakers regarding various bills that have been ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 5 comments on Tue Apr 23, 2013 at 01:21 PM PDT with 18 Recommends
I'm spending the afternoon at what has recently become my home-away-from-home, the N.C. General Assembly. Setting up housekeeping in one of the tiny booths of the Telephone Center here was never my ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 17 comments on Tue Apr 09, 2013 at 02:08 PM PDT with 14 Recommends
Are you interested in opposing the odious bills in North Carolina aimed at preventing people from voting? We're putting together a coalition of activists and citizen lobbyists to protect voting ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 5 comments on Fri Apr 12, 2013 at 10:10 AM PDT with 12 Recommends
Been keeping up with the Moral Monday movement in North Carolina? If you're in the area, join the movement today as a witness to the odious raft of ALEC-sponsored bills being ramrodded through the ...
by MsSpentyouth
Comment Count 7 comments on Wed Jun 19, 2013 at 07:51 AM PDT with 7 Recommends