An open letter to Governor Pat McCrory

Published 11:24 pm Tuesday, August 27, 2013

To the editor:

I am concerned about the actions of the Republican Party in this state’s General Assembly and in local elections boards.

It seems to me that the Republican Party has no concern for democracy, for education, for the Constitution, or for Christian principles.

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This is especially evident in the passage of the voter suppression laws.

If there is voter fraud in North Carolina, it has been perpetrated by the members of the General Assembly and signed into law by the Governor.

Do they really think that these actions can help bring jobs to North Carolina, which was their proclaimed goal during the campaign?

I have never been so ashamed of my state. I see racism, anti-intellectualism and lack of compassion.

– Mary Lee Cooper,