North Carolina Governor Reaches Shameful New Low Against the LGBT Community

To say that things haven’t gone well for the state of North Carolina following Governor Pat McCrory’s passage of House Bill 2, a highly discriminatory anti-LGBT law, would be an understatement. Not only has it cost the state jobs, but many big-name events have been cancelled ranging from concerts to the NBA moving their annual […]

A Call to Young Voters: Guest Post by Madison Kimrey

Madison Kimrey is passionate, eloquent, astonishingly intelligent, and an outspoken advocate for voting rights. Living in North Carolina has allowed Madison to witness voting legislation aimed squarely at making it more difficult for young people to exercise their right to vote. But instead of standing silently by, Madison has chosen to become an activist. She […]

Drill, Baby, Drill to the Center of the Earth

John Skvarla, newly appointed Secretary of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources in North Carolina, joins a long list of Republican (and, let’s face it, Democratic) officeholders and cabinet members who utterly detest their offices. We all know about the “small government” politicians, but with a few exceptions, they were just crappin’ our pants. […]

For the GOP, it’s not about being “Pro-Life,” it’s about a Thirst for Control over Women

Lately, we’ve seen a number of sweeping anti-abortion bills passed by North Carolina, Wisconsin, Ohio, Louisiana and other states in the radical right’s all-out assault on Roe v. Wade. I’m ashamed to admit this, but my state Senator Fred Mills and members of my own family either lobbied for it or voted for it here […]