fbpx

‘Pots & Spoons’ protest loudly greet returning NC lawmakers (video)

Legislators returning to Raleigh for the short-session got an earful from dozens of constituents angry about the direction the state is headed. Armed with pots and spoons, they hammered out their frustration over cuts to education and health care,  the state’s stubbornly high unemployment rate, fracking, and last week’s passage of a constitutional amendment banning gay marriage and civil unions.

“I think it’s a noise born of frustration, because we think this legislature has turned a deaf ear to citizens concerns for far too long,” said MaryBe McMillan, Secretary-Treasurer of the NC State AFL-CIO.

To hear more from Wednesday’s demonstrators, click below:

Load More Related Articles
Load More By Clayton Henkel
Load More In Uncategorized

Top Stories from NCPW

  • News
  • Commentary

As states plan how they’ll spend the $25 billion remaining in federal COVID relief funds, some… [...]

North Carolina’s ranking as the best state in the nation to do business doesn’t square with… [...]

The forest lay still, save for the rustling of leaves of bamboo. It was in a clearing… [...]

Senate Judiciary Committee questions Todd Ishee before voting on his appointment later today. As state senators… [...]

January has been yet another warm month in North Carolina and across much of the rest… [...]

Read the story that inspired this John Cole cartoon. The post Emissions. appeared first on NC… [...]

The United States has averaged more than one mass shooting per day since January 2022, but… [...]

There are many factors that go into building and sustaining a strong and healthy democracy: free,… [...]

REPUBLISHING TERMS

You may republish this article online or in print under our Creative Commons license. You may not edit or shorten the text, you must attribute the article to The Pulse and you must include the author’s name in your republication.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected]

License

Creative Commons License AttributionCreative Commons Attribution
‘Pots & Spoons’ protest loudly greet returning NC lawmakers (video)