PLEASE, NIX ALL SIX CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENTS – Here they are for you to judge
If you haven’t been following the 6 Constitutional Amendments that our NC General Assembly is putting on the November ballot, here they are in a nutshell. NIX all SIX is what we’re proposing as they would devastate our state if they are written into the NC Constitution! Please pass this on! Some can seem innocuous at first until you dig deeper and understand the potential or what is not being stated. Diane Amos
KNOW YOUR AMENDMENTS
- THE WON’T YOU BE MY VICTIM AMENDMENT
Victims’ rights will be extended to any class of people the legislature wants, including fetuses. This amendment will pave the way for making abortion illegal under North Carolina’s constitution.
- THE WON’T YOU KILL EVERY RULE ABOUT HUNTING & FISHING AMENDMENT
Overfishing in the Pamlico Sound? Hunting with high-powered rifles in downtown Charlotte? Shooting neighborhood cats and dogs? It’s all good under this amendment.
- THE STACK COURTS WITH PARTISAN HACKS AMENDMENT
Give Phil Berger, a representative of only one small district, the power to fill all judicial vacancies. Makes the third branch of government obsolete.
- THE STRIP THE GOVERNMENT OF ALL POWER AMENDMENT
Destroy the separation of power. Give the legislature the power to appoint members of 400 state boards.
- THE STARVE PUBLIC SCHOOLS INCOME TAX CAP AMENDMENT
Public education is our most important investment. This would starve our schools, plus our government would have no way to respond to emergencies like Hurricane Matthew.
- THE VOTER ID SUPPRESSION AMENDMENT
This one will stop 300,000 people from voting. It doesn’t specify which I Ds will be allowed and which will not. Think a college I D or a Social Security card would qualify? Think again.
ALL SIX AMENDMENTS UNDERMINE OUR NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION; VOTE AGAINST EVERY ONE OF THEM!
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