Thursday, July 28, 2011

N.C. General Assembly bashing human rights

Posted By on Thu, Jul 28, 2011 at 10:41 AM

Dang it!
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What in the fuck is going on in the North Carolina General Assembly?

They’re going after environmental legislation, they’re trying to add an anti-LGBT constitutional amendment to our state’s constitution, they’re going after abortion rights and adding archaic hoops for already traumatized women to jump through, and on and on.

Why are they bashing our human rights? Why are they all up in our lives, telling us what to do and allowing laws to be passed that impact our health and right to live as we wish while, out of the other side of their mouths, talking about their disdain for governmental interference?

Meanwhile, polls indicate time and again that Americans support abortion rights, lesbian-gay-bisexual-transgender rights, environmental regulations and more.

Citizens want our government to take care of its people, but then our elected officials — our public servants — ignore us, say no, then suppress the rights of the many in favor of profits for the few. They are effectively telling us that they’re not listening to us and that they don’t care what we want and need.

So, my last question is: What are you going to do about it?

In the event you’d like to call your state representatives and let them know what you think about their actions in the General Assembly, here’s an easy button for you.

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