In his monthly newsletter, Ezra Klein, co-founder of the national Indivisible Project, gave this excellent summary of the current status of the For The People Act (S.1) and the rationale for pushing hard to get it passed before the long Congressional recess in August. Because understanding this bill – and the urgency of passing it…

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Indivisible AVL’s Deadline for Democracy Rally on July 2, 2021, focused on five crucial democracy reforms included in the For The People Act, and on why getting these measures passed into law is so urgent. We posted an update earlier with photos and highlights from the rally. In order to give a full picture of…

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Photo of democracy supporters in front of Henderson County Historic Courthouse holding flags and filling our postcards to North Carolina Senators Tillis and Burr, urging them to support the For the People Act

On Friday, July 2nd, Indivisible AVL turned out on the steps of the Historic County Courthouse in Hendersonville, in front of Sen. Tillis’s WNC office, in a show of support for the critical voting rights protections and democracy reforms in the FOR THE PEOPLE ACT (Senate bill S.1). This Deadline for Democracy Rally was part…

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The For The People Act would guarantee protections at the federal level for VOTING RIGHTS, ELECTIONS, and ETHICS. Join us Friday, July 2nd at 5:30 pm in front of Sen. Tillis’s office in Hendersonville to support the For The People Act.

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HB453 passed the Senate on Thursday, June 10. Please call and email Governor Roy Cooper *NOW* to tell him to veto HB 453! Call: (919) 814-2000 Email: https://governor.nc.gov/contact/contact-governor-cooper CALL/EMAIL SCRIPT (if no answer, please leave this as a message): Hello, Governor Cooper. My name is _________, I am one of your constituents, I live in…

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North Carolina lawmakers continue to fast track dangerous legislation that would repeal background checks on unlicensed handgun sales. Tell your NC state senator to vote NO on HB 398!

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On May 8th, a coalition of voting rights advocates and groups will take part in a John Lewis National Day of Action to generate public support for restoring the effectiveness of the Voting Rights Act and address one of the greatest obstacles to the passage of civil and voting rights – the filibuster!

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The theme for this year’s Earth Day is Restore Our Earth. EarthDay.org is coordinating actions around the world April 20-22, and here in the Asheville area we have lots of events and activities going on all week. Here are some of our top picks: Voices of the River Art & Poetry Contest (Sponsor: Riverlink) —…

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Letters to the editor are some of the most powerful tools we have. They get our MOCs’ attention. And they increase public awareness about important issues. Right now we’re continuing to push for democracy reform via three critical issues: Passing the For The People Act Eliminating the Filibuster Adopting D.C. Statehood We’re gaining traction on…

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