Protester handed cookies by Gov. McCrory strikes back with 'coal ash cupcakes'

June 9, 2014 9:23 PM

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Protester handed cookies by Gov. McCrory strikes back with 'coal ash cupcakes'

Before last week's Moral Monday rally kicked off outside the North Carolina legislature, a group of protesters led by state NAACP President Rev. Dr. William Barber stopped by the office of Gov. Pat McCrory to deliver a letter calling on him to repeal harmful policies -- including those that allow coal ash to continue to threaten communities across the state.

Among the protesters who lined up to pass through security and enter the old Capitol building that houses the governor's office was Jamie Sohn of Carrboro, North Carolina. Last year, a photo of a flabbergasted Sohn being handed a plate of cookies by McCrory during an abortion rights protest outside ...

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