top of page

Neighbors on Call's Weekly Policy Update for 6/7/21

Fair Representation


Economic and Housing Policy

Environmental Policy

Gun Violence Prevention

Women’s and LGBTQ Rights

  • NC Senate GOP leaders are expected to hold a floor vote this week on a bill that would require a doctor providing an abortion to provide state health officials “with a statement by the physician confirming that the woman did not tell the physician and the physician has reason to believe that the woman did not seek the abortion because of the unborn child's actual or presumed race or sex or the presence or presumed presence of Down syndrome." HB 453 is supported by anti-choice proponents and some Down syndrome advocates but is opposed by medical groups, prominent disability rights advocates in the state, and by the ACLU. If approved by the Senate, the bill would go to Gov. Cooper, who has vetoed other abortion bills in in the past.

Recent Posts

See All

Neighbors on Call’s NC Policy Update for 07/15/24

Voting Rights On Tuesday the NC State Board of Elections again voted to wait to certify Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s We the People Party and Cornel West’s Justice for All Party, pending investigations abou

Neighbors on Call’s NC Policy Update for 07/08/24

Legislative Wrap-Up The NCGA suspended the 2024 legislative “short session” after a flurry of votes on Thursday, June 28. While 33 bills were passed, often with little time for review (over process ob


bottom of page