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North Carolina A Battleground State - What Does It Have to Do With You. Plenty.
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, radical takeover, right wing government, battleground State, Moral Monday, citizens, Art Pope, Koch Brothers )

- 1176 days ago -
Now it's North Carolina that is redefining the term "battleground state." On one side: a right-wing government enacting laws that are changing the face of the state. On the other: citizen protesters who are fighting back against a radical takeover.
12-Year-Old 'Suffragette' Fires Back at NC Gov. for Voter Suppression: 'I Am Not a Prop!' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter suppression, America's youth, Madison Kemrey, North Carolina, Gov. Pat McCrorygovernment, republicans, elections, ethics, freedoms )

- 1246 days ago -
Madison Kimrey gained attention for protesting outside the Governor's Executive Mansion in opposition to the sweeping new law that requires a government ID to vote, cuts the number of early voting days and takes away the right of pre-registration for 16..
Holder: Restrictive North Carolina Voting Law 'An Intentional Attempt to Break a System That Was Working' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, North Carolina, racism, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, elections, freedoms, government, news )

- 1275 days ago -
These regulations have been harshly criticized by many in North Carolina. "It is an outright attempt to manipulate voting and the result of voting through suppressing the African-American and the votes of others that expand the electorate in ways not...
North Carolina Governor Signs Worst Voter Suppression Law in the Country ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, McCrory, elections, voters, government, ethics, constitution, politics, voting rights )

- 1323 days ago -
North Carolina's Gov. Pat McCrory just signed a voter suppression bill that eliminates same-day registration, ends pre-registration for 16- and 17-year-olds, eliminates one week of early voting, prevents counties from extending voting hours due to long...
Sixty-Four Arrested at 'Moral Monday' Protest in North Carolina
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Moral Monday, State Senate, North Carolina, 64 arrested, Abortion Access, Protest )

- 1357 days ago -
The bill passed last week by the State Senate required abortion clinics to conform to the same safety standards as ambulatory survey centers, a requirement currently met by only one of the state's clinics. Watch the video notice who is being arrested.
Tell NC GOP: "No, You Can't Overturn the 1st Amendment" - ACTION
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, Republicans, 1st amendment, religion, separation of church and state, Bill 494 )

- 1452 days ago -
North Carolina Republicans have decided to bravely venture into bold new realms of stupidity -- by overturning the 1st Amendment, and establishing an official religion:
Maintain the North Carolina Racial Justice Act! ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, racial justice, usa, ethics, NAACP, discrimination )

- 1744 days ago -
Last week, the North Carolina House of Representatives passed a bill that essentially repeals the Racial Justice Act. The North Carolina Senate could take the measure up as early as Monday evening.
Reporter Assaulted at Palin Rally
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, media, politics, safety, society, usa, violence, Sarah Palin, Barack Obama, reporter, political rally, election 2008, vice-presidential candidate, North Carolina, southern usa, candidates, republicans )

- 3083 days ago -
At a Sarah Palin rally in NC, a reporter was assaulted by a rather large McCain/Palin supporter: "he kicked the back of my leg, buckling my right knee and sending me sprawling onto the ground." Why? He was interviewing the wrong people (Obama supporters).
Clinton's Carolina Challenge: Why Won't Obama Debate Me?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, politics, democratic presidential race, campaign trail, North Carolina, democratic debates, challenges Obama, debate me, )

- 3258 days ago -
Telling the crowd that she's answered some 14,000 questions from North Carolinians as part of her "NC Ask Me" ad campaign, Clinton said "the only question I can't answer is why Senator Obama won't debate me in North Carolina."
Hillary in North Carolina: Free Trade Time-Out & Troop Withdrawal From Iraq!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, HILLARY CLINTON, strong platform, Iraq, free-trade limits, democratic presidential candidate, North Carolina, interview )

- 3259 days ago -
"But a timeout long enough to evaluate every single trade agreement. I don't think a trade agreement should be written in stone. It's not the Constitution. We should re-evaluate every 5 yr." Also, she will withdraw troops within 60 days from inauguration
Clinton Refuses to Concede North Carolina - Good in Uphill Battles!
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: USA, Hillary Cltinon, democratic national race, NC, North Carolina, North Carolina primary, May 6, delegates, voters, superdelegates, democratic battle, Fayetteville, Asheville )

- 3259 days ago -
A good battle in this state isn't stopping HILLARY campaign from spending $'s on ads and holding rallies in dozens of communities throughout NC. She will continue to fight for each & every vote - and delegate in this state, too!
TAKE ACTION - Save the Cumberland Plateau
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: forests, sell, log, North Carolina )

- 3315 days ago -
Tell the Bush administration not to sell off or log North Carolina forests in the Cumberland Plateau

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