Monthly Archives: May 2015

Passionate about candidate

Visit NCYouthRock – “Youth voices are important to the future of our state. We will educate and encourage NC youth and encourage our elected representatives to make decisions beneficial to young people in NC.” ~ Madison Kimrey

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What happened to the push for the ERA in NC?

WNC legislator, activist weigh in for passage of ERA by Kirk Ross/Carolina Public Press RALEIGH—The Equal Rights Amendment, a landmark push to enshrine women’s equality in the U.S. Constitution, is in limbo again in North Carolina. Continue reading…

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NC lawmakers say “no” yet again to equality for women

By Roberta Madden (originally published in NC Policy Watch’s Progressive Voices) Forty years ago, 90 percent of Iceland’s women took “a day off,” refusing to work, cook, or tend the children. In a powerful strike for equality, 25,000 women from … Continue reading

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Because the crossover deadline has run out for legislation to pass one chamber in order to be considered in next year’s session of the General Assembly, North Carolina women must now wait until 2017, the next long session, for equal … Continue reading

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