.@protectnc’s anti-#amendment1 fight joins NC UNITED AGAINST THE WAR ON WOMEN Rally, 4/28 at 1pm
Protect All NC Families, the coalition effort to defeat Amendment One on North Carolina’s May 8, primary ballot, will participate in Saturday’s NC UNITED AGAINST THE WAR ON WOMEN RALLY convening outside of the North Carolina General Assembly’s Legislative Building on Saturday, April 28, at 1 p.m.
The April 28, rally on Halifax Mall is part of WAR ON WOMEN events happening all across the country meant to highlight legislative attacks on women’s rights and health, including Amendment One’s potential impact on unmarried families, domestic violence protections, and women and children’s health care. Joining representatives from Protect All NC Families will be Lt. Gubernatorial candidate Linda Coleman and Rep. Susi Hamilton, as well women’s rights representatives from across the state.
WHEN: Beginning at 1 p.m.
WHERE: Halifax Mall
(just outside of the North Carolina General Assembly Legislative Building)
WHO: Speakers include (in order of appearance):
Rep. Susi Hamilton, District 18, North Carolina General Assembly
Erin Byrd, NAACP/Black Workers for Justice/Fruit of Labor and United Electrical, Radio and Machine Workers of America 150 Public Service Workers Union
Phone: (919) 645-4750 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Pres. Durham Assn. of Educators, National Assn. of Educators director for NCAE
Phone: (919) 697-0330 Email: email@example.com
Elisabeth Motsinger, Candidate for US House, 5th District
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 336 972 6257
Rev. Yvonne McJetters, US Navy Gulf War Veteran, advocate, community organizing & outreach minister; director Yvonne’s Place, Support Services for Veterans
Email: Yvonnemcjetters@YAHOO.COM Phone: 704-806-7963
Kit Gruelle, Battered Women’s Advocate, Activist & Filmmaker
Protect All NC Families (protectncfamilies.org) is a broad coalition of state and national Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) and human rights groups, faith organizations, communities of color, nonpartisan organizations, and business & community leaders, coming together for one purpose: to defeat Amendment One on the NC primary ballot on May 8, 2012.