Conservative Group targets protesters with personal database

from Facing South Sue Sturgis / June 19, 2013 via Portside list-serve Art Pope-funded group launches database targeting Moral Monday arrestees The John W. Pope Civitas Institute, a conservative think tank based in Raleigh, N.C., has launched a database targeting people who’ve been arrested as part of the Moral Monday nonviolent protests at the state […]

State Green Parties sponsor No Nukes Tour 10/3 -10/8/11

Green Parties in several states are co-sponsoring and hosting a ‘No Nukes Tour’ of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, and Florida from Monday, October 3, to Saturday, October 8. The No Nukes Tour, with the slogan “Organize the South!”, will feature Green activist and candidate Howie Hawkins.  Mr. Hawkins has been an organizer in […]

Green and Libertarian Parties File Lawsuit for Equitable Ballot Access in North Carolina

On September 9, 2010 , the North Carolina Supreme Court heard oral arguments from the North Carolina Green Party and the Libertarian Party of North Carolina. The action was filed by the Libertarian Party in 2005 and joined later by the North Carolina Green Party (http://www.ncgreenparty.org). Both parties will argue that current ballot access laws […]

Help support a Racial Justice Act in regards to the death penalty

If you are an opponent of the death penalty, or if the Henry Louis Gates wrongful arrest story has you thinking about racial profiling and bias in our criminal justice system, please consider helping out with this bill. It is in regards to North Carolina law. Though, passing it would create an interesting precedent and […]

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