It’s now a matter of public record: On Saturday, February 13, 2021, one of our North Carolina senators stood up for truth in the second impeachment trial of Donald Trump, and one caved in to alternate reality. While Sen. Tillis admitted that Trump “shares responsibility for the disgrace that occurred on January 6,” he refused…Read More
The For the People Act, HR1, is the boldest, most expansive reform agenda in more than 50 years. It’s a once-in-a-generation democracy reform package that will clean up our political system, expand and protect voting rights, end gerrymandering, and counter the power of big money in politics. Join the Declaration of American Democracy (DFAD) in a phonebank and lend your voice for democracy.Read More
The For the People Act — the most sweeping democracy reform package in a generation — will be introduced in the House of Representatives as H.R.1 and in the Senate as S.1. Email your Member of Congress now and tell them to give power back to the people by passing the For the People Act!Read More
The North Carolina General Assembly (NCGA) reconvenes on Wednesday, January 27th, and we’re partnering with the NC Justice Center in coordinated actions across the state, to tell our reps in Raleigh to take action on three critical issues:
1. Pass Medicaid Expansion. No more excuses! The COVID-19 crisis has shown us North Carolina needs to expand Medicaid now more than ever!
2. Enact an Evictions Moratorium, and use the people’s funds to find shelter for homeless North Carolinians.
3. Raise the minimum wage to $15! And ensure all essential workers get hazard pay and paid sick leave.
Call (202) 224-3121 and demand Senators Burr and Tillis vote YES to convict Trump and permanently ban him from ever holding office again. His treasonous behavior cannot go unpunished. Trump must be convicted in a trial in the Senate.Read More
It’s time for Representative Cawthorn to resign. Call Cawthorn at 202-225-6401 and ask him to resign. Write a letter to the editor about his unfitness to serve. Write to Speaker Pelosi at Speaker.gov/contact and ask the House to censure or expel Representative Cawthorn.Read More
Take action during Democracy Week! Monday 1/11 – Call Representative Madison Cawthorn. Tuesday 1/12 – Tweet Representative Cawthorn. Wednesday 1/13 – National Day of Action / Banner Display at Park Square. Friday 1/15 – Letters to the Editor.Read More
District 11 Representative Madison Cawthorn has proven he is unfit to serve and should resign or be expelled immediately. He incited and participated in the events leading up to the deadly attack on the Capitol on Wednesday, January 6, 2021, and then went back to the House of Representatives and voted against certification of a…Read More
HR1, the For the People Act, is a once-in-a-generation democracy reform package that will clean up our political system, expand and protect voting rights, end gerrymandering, and counter the power of big money in politics. You can help make HR1 happen by writing a letter through the Letter to the Editor link on Friday, the 15th, and demand that the Biden-Harris administration and your members of Congress champion democracy reform as their first priority.Read More
HR1, the For the People Act, is a once-in-a-generation democracy reform package that will clean up our political system, expand and protect voting rights, end gerrymandering, and counter the power of big money in politics. We’re asking everyone to contact their legislators and ask them to vote for HR1. Our District 11 Congressional Representative is Madison Cawthorn (R). Please tweet him on Tuesday, the 12th, at @CawthornforNC, and tell him you want him to vote for HR1.Read More