poverty

NC fails at Women's Health - and it's not just abortion

Restricting access to abortion is not the only way that NC is failing at women's health - diabetes, rising rates of chlamydia, obesity, the impact of poverty, topped off by refusing to expand Medicaid - put NC in the bottom of the country on women's health.

Here's more: http://womenadvancenc.org/5-ways-north-carolina-fails-women-on-health/

Poverty in NC - we promote it, have we no shame?

http://www.ncpolicywatch.com/2014/11/12/helping-low-income-children-means-helping-their-families/

25% of NC children are in poverty. 40% of minority children are. Read this Policywatch article. Have we no shame? Will the GOP NCGA, bought and brought to us by Governor Art Pope take any actions to ameliorate this. And as it points out, to help the children, you have to help the parents! Like not killing unemployment insurance, like expanding Medicaid.

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