Monarch Condemns “Tropic Thunder”

Monarch will have a presence at local movie theatres screening the movie throughout the opening weekend. Organizers and advocates will be distributing flyers on the R-word and hate speech along with other educational materials.

Monarch is a nonprofit organization providing support and resources to people with intellectual and developmental disabilities, mental illness and substance abuse issues in 38 counties across North Carolina. They are a charter member of the national organization known as The Arc. For more information, Please call 1-800-230-7525 or online at