RALEIGH: Today, Governor Roy Cooper held a roundtable discussion about women’s reproductive health and the dangerous impacts that Senate Bill 20, the abortion ban passed by the legislature, would have on reproductive freedom in the state.
As the SCOTUS decision looms, the Latino community says abortion rights are immigrant rights. Local Latinx community organization El Pueblo recently attended actions that included a caravan rally and a community party to celebrate North Carolina's progress in ending the cruel practice of shackling incarcerated pregnant people and to stand in solidarity as the Supreme Court of the United States
Today, Governor Roy Cooper signed a State of Emergency in preparation for impacts from Potential Tropical Cyclone Sixteen. “It is important for North Carolinians to prepare for potential impacts from the coming storm,” said Governor Cooper. “The storm's path has been difficult to predict and we want to ensure that farmers, first responders and utility crews have the tools necessary to prepare for severe weather."