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North Carolinians fed up with a raft of new sharply-conservative policies that would hurt the poor, women, minorities, and the environment are expanding their weekly 'Moral Monday' protests to legislators' home districts around the state.
Former NC State Sen. Ellie Kinnaird (D) will launch “a grass-roots project to make sure everyone in the state has a proper voter ID so that no votes are denied, even though” a recently enacted voter suppression law “is aimed at exactly that – repressing the vote.”
The War on Women raged on this summer as state lawmakers passed a flurry of laws intended to target abortion clinics. Those new restrictions are already seriously compromising women's access to health care in several states.