"We Will Not Stop!" | June 3rd 5th Wave Moral Monday





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Published on Jun 6, 2013

June 3rd, 2013 - In the 5th Wave of the Moral Monday protests, over 150 people were arrested and the over a thousand supporters met in Raleigh to announce to the current General Assembly that, "We will not stop!" until their regressive legislation is done away with.

Its extreme and immoral to make laws that make it harder for some to vote and impossible for others.

Its extreme and immoral in a state with 1.6 million poor and 600,000 children to callously cut Medicaid for more than 500,000 people, many of them disabled children.

Its extreme and immoral to raise taxes on 900,000 poor and working class citizens in order to cut taxes for the 23 wealthiest families and to propose tax restructuring that raises taxes on poor and working people and undermines the governments ability to invest fully in public education infrastructure and protection of our environment through green economy.

Its extreme and immoral to end unemployment benefits for 165,000 people who have lost jobs through no fault of their own.

Its extreme and immoral to eliminate preschool for more than 30,000 poor children. And further defund public education and promote charter school and private school voucher programs that will deconstruct and re-segregate our schools.


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