The fight for fair redistricting in North Carolina is nearing a deadline. The limited number of public hearings scheduled before the new voting districts are drawn will end on September 30. And the NC General Assembly (NCGA) Joint Redistricting Committee, which has sole power for drawing the maps, has scheduled only ONE hearing for citizen…

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Texas has essentially banned all abortions, South Dakota is restricting medication abortions, and Oklahoma threatens medical providers with the loss of their licenses. And as this recent article in North Carolina Health News makes clear, North Carolina is not far behind. Most alarming, the Supreme Court will soon hear a challenge to a Mississippi ban,…

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Twelve states, including North Carolina, have continued to turn down FREE federal funds to expand Medicaid and close the healthcare coverage gap for millions of Americans. The time is NOW for Congress and the Biden Administration to intervene and create a permanent and comprehensive federal solution that provides affordable health insurance coverage for millions of…

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Are you tired of seeing, hearing, and reading disinformation? Ready to fight back? Then the Truth Brigade is for you. The Truth Brigade works by (1) sharing reliably-sourced information on current topics, with two campaigns each month; (2) supporting volunteers like you in creating effective fact-based messages that you can then post on social media,…

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Take Action Now and send a message to your N.C. Senator demanding they vote “NO” on HB 805 and protect our right to protest.

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In North Carolina, the redistricting process that happens every 10 years rests solely in the hands of the state legislature (NCGA), which has an abysmal record of extreme partisan gerrymandering. (This is how half the votes cast end up winning one-fourth of the seats.) We have no independent redistricting commission, no nonpartisan adjudicators. The governor…

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The week of July 26-30 marks the last real chance for getting the For The People Act passed this year. The states need time to implement the voting rights and democracy reforms included in the bill, and the requirements for fair maps need to be in place before the redistricting process gets underway in all…

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The House Budget Committee is working on a budget resolution over the next couple of weeks and needs to hear from us! We need a budget line for a federal plan that sidesteps state legislatures to cover people in the healthcare coverage gap. Under the American Rescue Plan, North Carolina can get at least $1.7…

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