Get Real about the Climate Crisis!
Calling all Volunteers!!
Please let us know if you are able to help us plan and organize the event planned for end September. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to help us realize our goal to raise awareness of the climate crisis in WNC. email to: email@example.com
Democratic Headquarters was the scene for a presentation of VP Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project. The well-attended meeting led to the formation of a committee to plan a larger event to coincide with the Global Climate Strike the week of 20–27 September.If you would like to participate as a co-sponsor, a presenter or to represent your organization at a booth as part of the event currently scheduled for Sat Sept. 21, please send an email to HaywoodDemocrats@gmail.com.
For more information: Al Gore Climate Reality Project
Gun Safety Regulation in North Carolina
Greg Meyer (NC House District 50): We cannot wait to take action on gun safety. That’s why North Carolina House Democrats signed discharge petitions for #HB86 and #HB454tonight. If #NCGA Republicans won’t hear gun reform legislation, we’ll force the vote.
Myth-Busting Forum 2
A Beautiful Healthcare Plan: Promise or Threat?
Our recent Health Care forum was a success!
While we are awaiting the latest version of Trump’s threatened budget plans for health care, which he has stated will be ‘great’ and ‘soon,’ we know that there is no telling when and what we are in store for. So we press on…
Some possibly helpful points:
Sen. Phil Berger has declared medicaid expansion a bad idea-a ‘disincentive’ for people working. This is bases on ideology, not facts, as the analysis of Arkansas and other experience demonstrates:
Joe Sam Queen had an excellent column in the Mountaineer recently…a very non-partisan, compelling argument.
An excellent analysis of Medicaid Expansion in NC:
We need to place the Trump administrations proposed attack on Medicare and Medicaid in historical perspective:
The above will keep us all busy!!!
Senator Erica Smith Spoke to over 125 Democrats at a Successful Spring Rally
Introduced by our own Julia Buckner, State Senator Erica Smith gave us a rousing presentation highlighting her efforts in the General Assembly and her future aims. Senator Smith, who is running in a primary to unseat US Senator Tom Tillis, gave us a rundown of the ways in which our representatives in Washington have acted against the best interests of our state and the need to replace Sen Tiillis with a senator who has our best interests at heart.
For more information on Senator Smith, her background and her six part plan, go to: https://ericaforus.com.
Myth Busting: We Are Our Own Worst Enemy
A crowd of approximately 150 attended our first Myth Busting presentation featuring Dr. David Crane, a world-renowned international prosecutor, who discussed the truth about foreign and domestic terrorism in America. Additionally, special speaker Haywood resident, Andrew Morgan, gave a personal testimony of his faith, Islam.
The Mountaineer gave us great coverage of the event. The article can be found here; First Myth-Busting Event Exceeds Expectations.