RELEASE | NC Values Coalition Applauds Charlotte City Council Decision

March 3, 2015 at 9:29 pm | Featured, Religious Liberty | No comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 3, 2015 Raleigh, NC – Tami Fitzgerald, Executive Director of the NC Values Coalition, released the following statement today in response to the Charlotte City Council’s decision against amending the city’s nondiscrimination policies.   “We applaud the community leaders and citizens of Charlotte for speaking out against a dangerous ordinance that would have compromised the safety of the city’s public restrooms and the religious liberty of Charlotte’s… Read the full article…

A decision no one should have to make

February 27, 2015 at 8:41 pm | Featured, Religious Liberty | No comment

We have good news to report from the General Assembly today. A bill to protect the religious freedoms of public servants in our state is moving forward in the State Senate after passing the Senate Judiciary II Committee.     SB 2, introduced by Senate President Pro Tempore Phil Berger, will protect the jobs of magistrates and assistant Registers of Deeds whose sincerely held religious beliefs prevent them from facilitating… Read the full article…

Don’t do it Charlotte!

February 17, 2015 at 9:38 pm | Featured, Religious Liberty | No comment

Should Christian photographers in Charlotte be required to photograph a same-sex wedding ceremony?   Should a Christian t-shirt printer be required to print t-shirts for a gay pride parade?   Should a Christian adoption agency be required to place a child with a same-sex couple?   No, of course not.   Unfortunately, Charlotte businesses could soon be forced to make the difficult choice between providing services and promoting messages that… Read the full article…

URGENT: Protect Public Restrooms!

February 13, 2015 at 3:24 pm | Featured | No comment

The Charlotte City Council is poised to impose a dangerous law in the City of Charlotte under the guise of “political correctness” and “civil rights.” This week, the Charlotte City Council added a SOGI (sexual orientation and gender identity) ordinance to its agenda for February 23rd.   We need your help IMMEDIATELY to stop them!   This dangerous ordinance would force any business who does work for the City of… Read the full article…

Berger introduces bill to protect religious freedom

January 29, 2015 at 9:54 pm | Featured, Religious Liberty | No comment

Magistrates and assistant Registers of Deeds whose sincerely held religious beliefs prevent them from participating in solemnizing a marriage between persons of the same sex will be protected from losing their jobs by a new bill introduced this week.   This quickly became a concern in 2014 following the legalization of marriages between same-sex couples in our state. We heard from magistrates and Registers of Deeds across the state who… Read the full article…

Rep. Ellmers Betrays Pro-Life Community [UPDATED]

January 21, 2015 at 4:30 pm | Featured, Protecting Life | No comment

**UPDATED**   Earlier today we asked you to call Rep. Renee Ellmers after we learned that she requested that her name be removed as co-sponsor of a major pro-life bill that would protect unborn babies from being aborted when they can feel pain at 20 weeks. Your response to our email (below) has been overwhelming! THANK YOU!    We know from many of you that when you are calling her office you… Read the full article…

Supreme Court will hear marriage cases

January 16, 2015 at 10:35 pm | Defending Marriage | No comment

Today we learned that this year the Supreme Court will review lower court cases that ruled state Marriage Amendments constitutional.   The Supreme Court will decide two issues:  (1) Whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to license a marriage between two people of the same sex; and 2) Whether the Fourteenth Amendment requires a state to recognize same-sex marriages performed out-of-state.   Since our Marriage Amendment was overturned in 2014… Read the full article…

RELEASE | NC’s GOP Representatives Support HR 36

January 16, 2015 at 4:32 pm | Featured, Protecting Life | No comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 16, 2015 NC Values Coalition Applauds Representatives’ Support for Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act     Raleigh, NC - Just one week after its introduction The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act (H.R. 36) has support from all ten Republican Members of North Carolina’s Congressional Delegation. H.R. 36 is compassionate legislation that will protect children and their mothers by stopping abortion after 20 weeks, when children in the… Read the full article…

ACT NOW to protect unborn lives!

January 9, 2015 at 3:44 pm | Featured, Protecting Life | No comment

Please take a moment today to call or email your Congressman and urge them to co-sponsor H.R.36 – the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act.   Please contact your Representative NOW!   This compassionate legislation will protect children and their mothers by stopping abortion after 20 weeks, when science shows that children in the womb are able to feel pain. The United States is one of only 7 countries in the… Read the full article…

PRESS RELEASE | NC Values Coalition Calls on NC Delegation to Support Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act

January 8, 2015 at 3:54 pm | Featured, Protecting Life | No comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NC Values Coalition Calls on NC Delegation to Support Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act   Raleigh, NC – H.R. 36, the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, was introduced in the 114th Congress by Reps. Trent Franks (R-AZ) and Marsha Blackburn (R-TN) on Tuesday. This compassionate legislation will protect children and their mothers by stopping abortion after 20 weeks, when children in the womb are able to feel… Read the full article…

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