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I have communicated with North Carolina Democrats and read about the Moral Monday protests and arrests in North Carolina. The Democrats and other activists in North Carolina are speaking out against the run-away GOP super-majority Legislature but only the pictures carried the sense and magnitude of the Moral Monday protests. So far there have been 388 reported arrests.

To think that North Carolina went for President Obama in 2008 and almost went BLUE again in 2012.

I live in Texas so I know something about runaway GOP Super-Majority Legislatures and Governors, just like those in Wisconsin, but nothing prepared me for the dramatic photos of these brave men, women and children fighting back against the Right Wing GOP.





Minister arrested at North Carolina Moral Monday protests in ... on Twitpic






Moral Monday arrests in North Carolina on Twitpic





Sorry if I don't label the photos since I don't live in North Carolina but I believe the images convey what a cliche says: "A picture is worth a thousand words."

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Another minister arrested at North Carolina Moral Monday prot... on Twitpic





Massive protests at Moral Monday in North Carolina on Twitpic





Moral Monday protester near van on Twitpic



 Moral Monday protests in North Carolina on Twitpic




There have been some great diaries on Daily Kos chronicling this heroic effort in North Carolina and I don't want to duplicate their efforts but thought these images would hammer their point home.

North Carolina State Senator Calls 'Moral Monday' Protesters 'Moral Morons'
http://www.dailykos.com/...

This diary is dedicated to those brave North Carolina souls battling for their beliefs and let us know how crazy the GOP is in North Carolina.

Sun Jun 16, 2013 at  3:51 PM PT: Thanks to NORTH CAROLINA BLUE AND BARRIERS AND BRIDGES. for republishing.

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Originally posted to smokey545 on Sat Jun 15, 2013 at 06:04 PM PDT.

Also republished by North Carolina BLUE, Barriers and Bridges, and Hellraisers Journal.

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