North Carolina Press Coverage

Free Speech Zones Questioned

November 23, 2015

The First Amendment guarantees citizens the right to freedom of speech.

This guarantee is being questioned at UNC Asheville.

“It alarms me that there is a free speech zone at all,” said Diana Kruk, vice chair of Move to Amend, with her voice raised and fist in the air. “I feel like a university campus should be a bastion of free thinking, free speech and free association, and by establishing a free speech zone you eliminate that.”

Push Against Corporate Political Speech Faces Uphill Battle in Raleigh

March 4, 2015

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina would push Congress to help head off the flow of corporate money into the federal, state and local elections under a measure filed by Democrats and favored by Move to Amend, a citizens group calling for a federal constitutional amendment.

"Today, we see elected offices at all levels, including the judiciary, commodities on an open market," said Tom Coulson, a member of Move to Amend who spoke at the legislature Wednesday morning.

MORAL MARCH TO THE POLLS BY CITIZENS

October 29, 2014

The Sylva Herald center-front page was dominated by a photo and brief story about the march organized by the Jackson County NAACP branch. MTA-Far Western NC-Sylva was a co-sponsor of this highly visible event, staged to protest and bring attention to voting rights removed by the recent state voting law. The Moral March to the Polls was duplicated in many North Carolina counties on Oct.23rd, the first day of Early Voting.