Following the results of the 2016 presidential election, a group of concerned citizens banded together in common cause to answer their burning question, “Now that the presidential election is over, what can we do? How can we protect our Democracy?”
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SCOTUS decisions from May and June that surprised us!
American gun violence is unrelenting, but we do not have to accept it as inevitable. Let us honor the individuals mentioned above, along with all other victims and survivors by taking action on their behalf.
Passage of legislation such as Universal Background Checks, Red Flag Laws, Child Access Prevention Laws, a ban on assault style weapons, and protections for victims of domestic violence will help make us safer. We must vigorously support bills calling for these changes.
Conservative judges mingling with donors who have their own agenda is a significant problem in maintaining the ideal envisioned by the framers of the Constitution.
On December 7, 2022, the Supreme Court heard oral arguments on Moore v Harper. At stake are some of the fundamentals of democracy in the United States, voting rights. A decision most likely will be released in June or July 2023, prior to the 2024 Presidential Election.
In this PEG’s special Voting Prep Edition find information on Returning your Absentee Ballot, Training for Pre-Processing Observers, Voter Turnout Training with Chuck Newman, Voting Info for the Homeless, and what to expect in regards to election results.
Distill Social hosted a free advance screening of the new motion picture, Call Jane, based on the inspiring story of the women in Chicago who organized to help those who needed abortions. An enthusiastic crowd of 600 enjoyed the movie and learned how to reach out to other voters, talking to volunteers from the Reproductive Freedom for All campaign (Prop 3), and Promote the Vote (Prop 2).
Are you confused by the three Michigan Ballot Proposals? If so, you’re not the only one. Here is a little cheat sheet for each of the three Proposals.
Weekly sessions will be held through November and feature department staff and experts discussing a range of non-partisan election topics including helpful voter how-tos, a deep-dive into how Michigan elections are run, and tips for how voters and partners can help prepare their communities for election season. Seats to the live sessions are limited. Select the links below to sign-up to attend, or to submit a question for our hosts to answer live on the call. A replay recording will be available after the call.