Tag Archives: North Carolina

NARAL Pro-Choice NC releases undercover investigation of CPCs

TweetToday, NARAL Pro-Choice North Carolina released their undercover investigation into crisis pregnancy centers, and it’s pretty friggin’ scary. The state actually has an intense presence of crisis pregnancy centers — in fact, there are 8 times as many CPCs in the North Carolina than there are abortion clinics. And now, two recent state laws will [...]
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What We Missed

TweetThe sexual assault charges against Dominique Strauss-Kahn will be dropped. Canada opposition leader Jack Layton passed away this morning. A judge in North Carolina has ruled that Planned Parenthood’s funding be restored. Awesome. Tom Petty sends Michele Bachmann a “cease and desist” letter for using his song, “American Girl” on her campaign trail. The Black [...]
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Dealing with the implications of forced sterilization

TweetMotivated by eugenics the United States has a long and dirty history with the use of forced or mandatory sterilization in the name of weeding out society’s ills. The United States was also the first country to implement laws motivated by eugenics and initially focused on people with developmental and physical disabilities, but spread to [...]
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North Carolina passes “Women’s Right to Know” Act

TweetYesterday, North Carolina House voted 71-48 to pass the “Women’s Right to Know” Act which forces women to wait 24 hours to have an abortion, forces them to see a sonogram and feeds them “information” about the risks of abortion. Because nothing says ‘I love you women of North Carolina’ like forcing state mandates on [...]
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North Carolina hospitals can no longer discriminate based on gender identity

TweetAs of January 1st, the North Carolina Patient Bill of Rights has been changed to include a prohibition on discriminating against patients based on gender identity. “The updated non-discrimination rule in the Patient’s Bill of Rights will help ensure that transgender patients know their rights and health care providers know they must provide the same [...]
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