Learn the Issues
Contraceptives, abortion care, and sex education should be affordable and accessible to all in North Carolina.
Women should be able to freely and fully participate in political and economic life in North Carolina.
Take the Lead Blog
We are excited for Lillian’s List Foundation to kick off Campaign Camp this month! Formerly known as the JKH Academy, this campaign staffer training will be held virtually for the first time, from November 11-23. We hope this will provide additional accessibility and flexibility for participants!
In the weeks since the Texas law prohibiting almost all abortions has gone into effect, the fight for abortion rights has continued, with many upcoming battles at the state level.
Women of color who run for office often face many additional barriers in their campaign. For one, they receive on average significantly less money from donors than white women and men of all races. And they are often critiqued for the way they speak or dress, and can therefore have a different experience door knocking, public speaking, and debating than white candidates have.
A Texas law that prohibits abortions after around six weeks of pregnancy went into effect today after silence from the U.S. Supreme Court. The law is almost a complete ban on abortion in Texas, since many women do not even know they are pregnant at that point.
Women of color who run for office often experience a fundraising gap, where they receive significantly less money from donors on average than white women and men of all races.
Conservatives at the North Carolina General Assembly are fast tracking two anti-abortion bills. Legislators are attempting to undermine Roe v. Wade, which ruled that the Constitution protects a woman’s right to have an abortion without excessive government restriction just as the US Supreme Court announced it would hear another abortion ban case out of Mississippi.