Good News for Choose Life License Plates

July 1, 2015 at 8:05 pm | Featured, Protecting Life | No comment

  North Carolina’s Choose Life License Plates are going back to the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals after the Supreme Court vacated the lower court’s earlier ruling last week in light of a ruling on a similar case out of Texas (Walker v. Texas Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans).   In Walker, the Supreme Court found that Texas had the right to issue or not issue license plates according to whether… Read the full article…

RELEASE | NC Values Coalition Responds to Supreme Court Decision on Marriage

June 26, 2015 at 3:35 pm | Defending Marriage, Featured | No comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 26, 2015 NC Values Coalition Responds to SCOTUS Marriage Decision   Raleigh, NC — Tami Fitzgerald, Executive Director of the NC Values Coalition, released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s decision on marriage.   “Today’s ruling by the Supreme Court will no more settle the issue of gay marriage than Roe v. Wade settled the issue of abortion. Forty years later, the… Read the full article…

A Major Victory for Religious Freedom!

June 11, 2015 at 7:49 pm | Religious Liberty | No comment

Just this morning the NC House voted by 69-41 to override the Governor’s veto of SB 2!  This is a huge victory for religious freedom in our State! SB 2 now becomes law.   We applaud the courage and conviction of the House in overriding the veto, and we thank the General Assembly for its leadership in protecting the religious freedom of all North Carolinians.   Senator Phil Berger sponsored this… Read the full article…

RELEASE | NC Senators Support Compassionate Pain Bill

June 11, 2015 at 7:42 pm | Featured, Protecting Life | No comment

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2015   North Carolina Senators Support Compassionate Pain Bill   Raleigh, NC – The North Carolina Values Coalition and Susan B. Anthony List applaud North Carolina Senators Richard Burr and Thom Tillis for co-sponsoring the Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, introduced today in the US Senate. The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, which passed the House in May, is compassionate life-saving legislation that will… Read the full article…

RELEASE | Tami Fitzgerald Statement on SB2 Override

June 11, 2015 at 2:35 pm | Featured, Religious Liberty | No comment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2015   Raleigh, NC – Tami Fitzgerald, Executive Director of the NC Values Coalition, released the following statement today following the NC Senate’s override of Governor McCrory’s veto of Senate Bill 2.   “It’s hard to believe that any governor – much less a conservative one – would veto a bill protecting the religious freedoms of his constituents. The House and the Senate made the right… Read the full article…

RELEASE | Fitzgerald: HB 465 Major Victory for Women & Children

June 3, 2015 at 8:55 pm | Featured, Protecting Life | No comment

PRESS RELEASE June 3, 2015   HB 465 Major Victory for Women and Children   Raleigh, NC — Tami Fitzgerald, Executive Director of the NC Values Coalition, released the following statement today applauding the NC House and Senate for passing HB 465, The Women and Children’s Protection Act of 2015:       “HB 465 is a major victory that will protect women and save the lives of unborn children… Read the full article…

ACTION NEEDED! Tell the NCGA to override McCrory’s veto!

June 1, 2015 at 9:46 pm | Defending Marriage, Featured | No comment

Please take a moment right now to call and email your NC Senator and Representative and tell them to VOTE YES to override Governor McCrory’s veto of SB 2. Last week, within hours of the NC House passing SB 2 (Magistrate Recusal for Civil Ceremonies), Governor McCrory vetoed the important religious freedom bill. The NC Senate could vote as early as this evening on overriding the Governor’s veto and we expect the… Read the full article…

ACTION ALERT! Tell Raleigh YES to HB 465

June 1, 2015 at 4:32 pm | Featured, Protecting Life | No comment

  Please email your NC Senator, House Representative, and the Governor RIGHT NOW in support of HB 465!   HB 465, our major pro-life bill, passed the first and second votes in the NC Senate last week. Tonight, the Senate is expected to hold the final vote on the bill.   After the Senate passes HB 465, the legislation will go back to the House for a concurrence vote on… Read the full article…

SB2 and HB465 move forward!

May 29, 2015 at 1:18 am | Featured, Protecting Life, Religious Liberty | No comment

We have good news to report from Raleigh today!   Two of our major legislative priorities for this session — HB 465 and SB2 — are moving forward!   SB 2 — Magistrate Recusal for Civil Ceremonies   Today, SB 2 passed the third reading in the NC House with a vote of 66-44 and will now move to the Governor’s office for his signature.   Senate Bill 2 allows… Read the full article…

Update from the General Assembly

May 7, 2015 at 7:37 pm | Featured | No comment

Hello from Raleigh!   Thank you to everyone who has called, emailed, or visited your legislator in person to support one of our pro-family bills in the General Assembly over the last few months.   Now that the dust has settled a bit after the last few weeks of busy legislative activity, we wanted to take a moment to update you on the bills that our coalition is lobbying for… Read the full article…

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