Whoever would overthrow the liberty of a nation must begin by subduing the freeness of speech.

— Benjamin Franklin

State Watch

The State of North Carolina is in the national news a lot these days. It's not always good news, but we're making progress! Keep up with us here on our state issues.

If you are interested in learning more reach us at ncga@indivisibleavl.org.

Truth & Shame: Burr Convicts, Tillis Acquits. Call & Write Today!

It’s now a matter of public record: On Saturday, February 13, 2021, one of our North Carolina senators stood up for truth in the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump, and one caved in to alternate reality. While Sen. Tillis admitted that Trump “shares responsibility for the disgrace that occurred on January 6,” he refused…
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Demand Burr & Tillis Refuse Any SCOTUS Confirmation Before 2021

(UPDATED October 19, 2020): Last week the Senate Judiciary Committee rammed through rush committee hearings on Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s extremist nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, despite the fact that we are already in the middle of a presidential election: By the time Committee Chair Lindsay Graham pushed through approval,…
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Tell Tillis & Burr to Support the HEROES Act

Schools cannot re-open safely with massive budget cuts, fewer educators, and less help for students. The House passed the HEROES Act to help, and we call on the Senate to take similar action now. Call Sen. Tillis at (202) 224-6342 and Sen. Burr at (202) 224-3154 and urge them to support the HEROES Act to…
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Save the Courts

Last week Mitch McConnell pushed through two more extremist nominees to the federal bench. The last one, inexperienced Corey Wilson, who has called the Affordable Care Act “perverse” and supported discriminatory efforts that would restrict voting rights for people of color, marked the 200th confirmation of President Trump’s judicial nominees. For comparison, President Obama had…
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Tell Sens. Tillis & Burr to REJECT Extremist Judicial Nominees Cory Wilson & Justin Walker

Last week the Senate Judiciary Committee voted 12-10 (on a straight party line) to recommend two extremist right-wing judges to lifetime appointments —  Justin Walker to the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals, and Cory Wilson to the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals. And now, Senate GOP Leader Mitch McConnell is hell-bent on ramming through a…
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Hendersonville Press Conference March 27 on Petitioning Sen. Tillis to Make the Mueller Report Public

A coalition of grassroots activist groups will gather Wednesday at 12:30 to speak to the press and deliver boxes of over 5,000 signed petitions to Sen. Tillis, urging him make the full Mueller Report public.
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North Carolina Senate

Terry Van Duyn (D) District 49

North Carolina House of Representatives

Susan Fisher (D) District 114

John Ager (D) District 115

Brain Turner (D) District 116

The Latest on Redistricting

Ask your legislators to sponsor the RBG Act

By Nadine Hamby | March 1, 2021

Reproductive freedom champions in the North Carolina General Assembly just filed the “Removing Barriers to Gain Access to Abortion Act” (RBG)! Please email and call your NC Senate senator by 5 pm tomorrow and your NC House representative by 5 pm Wednesday and ask them to sign on as co-sponsors.

ACA Special Enrollment Period

By Nadine Hamby | February 26, 2021

A special enrollment period has opened up at HealthCare.gov to give people who need health insurance an opportunity to get covered through the Affordable Care Act marketplace. If you, or someone you know, doesn’t have coverage, check out your options during this special enrollment period from February 15 through May 15, 2021.

Reimagining Public Safety

By Nadine Hamby | February 21, 2021

The webinar, “Research-Based Perspectives on Police Reform vs. Defunding vs. Abolition of Police,” featured Professor Alex Vitale in conversation with our community liaisons, Rob Thomas and grits. The two-hour discussion has been distilled down to a 16-minute highlight reel about reimagined, anti-racist public safety models.

The Latest on Medicaid Expansion

Ask your legislators to sponsor the RBG Act

By Nadine Hamby | March 1, 2021

Reproductive freedom champions in the North Carolina General Assembly just filed the “Removing Barriers to Gain Access to Abortion Act” (RBG)! Please email and call your NC Senate senator by 5 pm tomorrow and your NC House representative by 5 pm Wednesday and ask them to sign on as co-sponsors.

ACA Special Enrollment Period

By Nadine Hamby | February 26, 2021

A special enrollment period has opened up at HealthCare.gov to give people who need health insurance an opportunity to get covered through the Affordable Care Act marketplace. If you, or someone you know, doesn’t have coverage, check out your options during this special enrollment period from February 15 through May 15, 2021.

Reimagining Public Safety

By Nadine Hamby | February 21, 2021

The webinar, “Research-Based Perspectives on Police Reform vs. Defunding vs. Abolition of Police,” featured Professor Alex Vitale in conversation with our community liaisons, Rob Thomas and grits. The two-hour discussion has been distilled down to a 16-minute highlight reel about reimagined, anti-racist public safety models.

The Latest on Special Elections

Ask your legislators to sponsor the RBG Act

By Nadine Hamby | March 1, 2021

Reproductive freedom champions in the North Carolina General Assembly just filed the “Removing Barriers to Gain Access to Abortion Act” (RBG)! Please email and call your NC Senate senator by 5 pm tomorrow and your NC House representative by 5 pm Wednesday and ask them to sign on as co-sponsors.

ACA Special Enrollment Period

By Nadine Hamby | February 26, 2021

A special enrollment period has opened up at HealthCare.gov to give people who need health insurance an opportunity to get covered through the Affordable Care Act marketplace. If you, or someone you know, doesn’t have coverage, check out your options during this special enrollment period from February 15 through May 15, 2021.

Reimagining Public Safety

By Nadine Hamby | February 21, 2021

The webinar, “Research-Based Perspectives on Police Reform vs. Defunding vs. Abolition of Police,” featured Professor Alex Vitale in conversation with our community liaisons, Rob Thomas and grits. The two-hour discussion has been distilled down to a 16-minute highlight reel about reimagined, anti-racist public safety models.