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Speaking up for those who have no voice

Progressive Voices commentator and disability rights advocate Vicki Smith points out that the needs of disabled North Carolinians have not diminished in the face of state budget cuts in her commentary “Tough times are no reason to abandon people with disabilities.

Chris Fitzsimon speaks out against the unjust treatment of mentally ill prisoners and death row inmates in his Fitzsimon File entitled “Reasons not to resume executions.“

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