The Moral March on Raleigh demonstrated Saturday that the Forward Together Movement's fusion politics is no longer a loose coalition of single-issue groups pursuing their own goals, but a unified movement.
With the North Carolina state legislature in recess, Moral Mondays – the Forward Together Movement – began a march across the state, with 10,000 rallying in Asheville, NC.
Weeks of growing Moral Monday protests have given the North Carolina fight a national profile.
In a surprise move last night, a North Carolina Senate Republicans amended a bill introduced to ban Sharia law and inserted language that would force closure of all but one of the state's abortion clinics.
The Moral Monday protests in Raleigh against the rightward shift in the North Carolina legislature is provoking reactions from the right. The Art Pope-funded think tank, Civitas, has responded by posting information on arrested protestors.
MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry was in Raleigh, NC this week covering the largest Moral Monday protest to date against the GOP-led legislature’s radical rightward tilt. The state legislature and Gov. Pat McCrory continue their Sherman-like march across North Carolina.
Republicans have taken power in the North Carolina legislature for the first time in a century. Judging by the bills they have filed recently in Raleigh, they mean to keep it.
Republican lawmakers in North Carolina have proposed a bill that they say would allow to the state to establish an official religion and defy the Constitution of the United States.