For my North Carolina readers, a gentle reminder that the Amendment One vote is happening on May 8th, a harmful political move that would hurt children and families across the state. The above video states some of the following facts:
Amendment One will harm children:
- A child of an unmarried parent could lose their health care and prescription drug coverage, putting the child’s health at risk.
Amendment One will harm unmarried women:
- The amendment is a dangerous step backward for domestic violence and stalking protection.
Domestic violence protections could only apply to married couples.
- In Ohio, where a similar amendment passed, this loophole has allowed convictions to be overturned.
- This amendment has the power to leave open for question how North Carolina’s domestic violence laws are applied—threatening our state’s victims of domestic violence.
Additional facts can be found at Protect All NC Families.
Early voting has already begun. For those outside the state who wish to help, visit ProtectNCFamilies.org. Vote AGAINST Amendment One on May 8th.