Shortcut Navigation:


Moral Monday Rallies Continue in North Carolina

Update: More than 60 were arrested at Monday's rally, pushing the total number of arrests at Moral Monday events this year over 700.  More than 2,000 people attended the latest rally.

Working families in North Carolina will continue their series of "Moral Monday" rallies today at the Halifax Mall in Raleigh to protest the extreme actions of the legislature and Gov. Pat McCrory (R). Thousands have attended the previous rallies.

The 10th weekly rally that will happen today at 5 p.m. EDT asks the questions:

  • What have McCrory, House Speaker Thom Tillis (R) and Senate President Pro Tem Phil Berger (R) cost the state?
  • What do the numbers say?
  • Who have they hurt?

Before the event, a training will be held to train those who want to petition the legislature through nonviolent civil disobedience. 

For more information, visit Planning for additional mobilizations also is underway.

Check back later for more details on today's event and follow the North Carolina State AFL-CIO on Twitter for live updates

Live stream videos at Ustream

Update: Video of yesterday's rally and arrests.

The email address provided does not appear to be valid. Please check the address entered and try again.
Thank you for signing up to receive our blog alerts. You will receive your first email shortly.
Tagged under:
Moral Monday
North Carolina

Related Stories

Online Community

Take Action

Day of Action to Stop Fast Track

Join working families across the country on Saturday, April 18, and tell your Congress member to oppose Fast Track.

Find an event. »

Connect With Us

  • Facebook
  • Twitter
  • YouTube
  • Flickr

Get Email from AFL-CIO

Are you a union member?

Facebook Favorites


Join Us Online