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Legislative Update Sept. 2, 2020

The NC General Assembly reconvenes its 2020 legislative session today (Sept. 2, 2020).

Here’s (based on the Raleigh News & Observer’s “Under the Dome” column) is a summary of some of the things that are on the agenda of state lawmakers (or, at least, the Republican … read more.

Police Violence is Gun Violence

The tragedies and injustices we saw in Kenosha last week are symptoms of two diseases plaguing America – a toxic gun culture combined with systemic racism and white supremacy.

Let’s be clear: police violence is gun violence. Last week, there was yet another tragic example of such violence … read more.

August 2020 Newsletter

Here’s Forward Together’s August 2020 newsletter, remembering John Lewis, what’s fueling the protests against police violence, UUA Actions of Immediate Witness, UU the Vote updates, legislative update, congregational news, and more! Read all about it.

NCCC Raleigh Report Legislative Update

Here’s a link to the North Carolina Council of Churches “Raleigh Report” wrap up of the 2020 state legislative session. Please note that Gov. Cooper has vetoed S 168 because of the provision limiting public access to law enforcement records provided to the state … read more.