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Pass a Resolution to Stop the #FakeEmergency

Trump has declared a Fake Emergency in order to bypass Congress and take unauthorized funds for his racist, unnecessary wall. (Read more here, including public statements from our MOCs.) Our Constitution lays out clear separation of powers, and the President does NOT have the power to appropriate funds. Congress has an obligation to check Executive…

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Trump Just Declared a Fake Emergency to Get His Way

When the president lost his battle for a wall with Congress and the American people, he jeopardized the constitutional balance of powers by declaring a fake state of emergency in order to bypass Congress. In a real state of emergency, the president would be able to take funds from already funded areas and not wait…

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Redistricting Update: House Bill 69

RALEIGH – State lawmakers on Wednesday unveiled a bipartisan proposal to take party politics out of the way North Carolina’s voting maps are drawn. Instead of lawmakers crafting their own districts for partisan advantage, House Bill 69 would have an 11-member citizens commission draw maps free from partisan politics, with robust public input and full transparency. The districts…

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83 New Year’s Resolutions Delivered to Patrick McHenry

On Friday, January 4th, as part of our “Whose House? Our House!” nationwide day of action, a group of 20 activists from Indivisible AVL and Indivisible Black Mountain showed up at Patrick McHenry’s district office to deliver a stack of New Year’s Resolutions for the congressman, asking him to support H.R.1, the pro-democracy legislation in…

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87 New Year’s Resolutions Delivered to Mark Meadows

On Friday, January 4th, as part of our “Whose House? Our House!” nationwide day of action, Indivisible AVL delivered a stack of 87 signed New Year’s Resolutions for Rep. Mark Meadows to his district office in Hendersonville, asking him to support H.R.1, the democracy reform legislation taking shape in the new House, especially the Voter…

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National Indivisible Day of Action Jan 3

The First 100 Days refers to the period when the new Congress sets its agenda priorities for the next two years. Because of the Blue Wave we generated during this election, this time it will be a Democratic agenda. And because of the power our movement has built, we have an opportunity to influence that agenda. So…

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Nobody’s Above the Law Protest at the Vance Monument

On Thursday, over 350 of us showed up at the Vance Monument to protest the appointment of Matt Whittaker as acting Attorney General. Even though it was only two days after the midterm election, we were fired up. We voiced our protest of Donald Trump’s clear attempt at obstruction of justice, and called on our Members of Congress to pass the Special Council Independence Act. Our NC District 49 Senator, Terry Van Dyne joined us to call on Richard Burr, Thom Tillis, Mark Meadows, and Patrick McHenry to do their job and protect our Democracy.

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Tell City Council to make the switch to Clean, Renewable Power

Across the nation, people are realizing that modernizing our cities with 100% renewable energy will help create jobs and boost local economies. We need you you to make the clean energy future a reality. Send an email to the Asheville City council telling them to make switch to renewable energy. Cities like Aspen, CO, Georgetown,…

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Charlottesville, a Year Later

This weekend’s letter from Indivisible co-founders and current directors of the Indivisible Project was so important we decided to reprint it here in its entirety. Please read below or in the browser version of their original email. Then check out this updated community resource on fighting white supremacy. ================================================= Indivisibles, One year ago this weekend,…

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