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Join the Sept 9-13 Week of Action to Defund Hate

Congress is back in session, and September 9-13 is a national Defund Hate Week of Action. Join in with other individuals and groups all over the country to demand that Congress cut funding for ICE and CPB in this September budget negotiations. Check out these actions at Defund Hate and pledge to do at least…
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Tell Governor & House Dems to Reject Trumpcare Bill Today!

Urgent Action — Tell Gov. Cooper & House Democrats to reject the NC Trumpcare bill that risks care for people with pre-existing conditions. The Governor has until Monday, August 26 to sign the bill or issue a veto. If he does nothing, it will pass into law in 10 days without his signature. This Republican-sponsored…
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Save the Collier Wood

Sign this petition from the South Slope Preservation Coalition asking the Asheville City Council to help preserve the Collier Avenue wood, along with as many trees as possible in the proposed Coxe/Asheland development. The owner of both areas is proposing to build 5 massive structures on the lower end of Coxe and Asheland Avenues, as…
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Tell These State Reps THANK YOU

Help us send handwritten thank-you notes to six NC House reps who are under tremendous pressure to override the Governor’s budget veto but so far are standing strong. Their vote matters for ALL of us in North Carolina, so let’s thank them for standing with the Governor in his fight for healthcare and education. If…
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Censure McHenry & Meadows For Refusing to Censure Trump

On July 16, virtually every Republican representative — including WNC’s own Patrick McHenry and Mark Meadoes — voted against a resolution condemning Trump’s virulent, bigoted attacks on four Democratic members of Congress, all of whom are women of color. H. Res. 489 was a resolution that “strongly condemns President Donald Trump’s racist comments,” a resolution…
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Reject House Bill 370

Oppose House Bill 370, which would force NC county sheriffs to comply with ICE detainer requests.
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