Demand Your State Senator Vote “NO” on SB 725 and HB 259

Lawmakers just advanced THREE anti-voter bills aimed at creating barriers to the ballot. Senate Bill 326 now heads to Governor Cooper’s desk, while Senate Bill 725 and House Bill 359 head to the N.C. Senate. It’s disheartening to see these blatant efforts to roll back decades of voter freedoms move ahead so quickly after lawmakers…

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History & Current Status of the For The People Act

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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We the People, FOR the People

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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Help Get the For The People Act through the Senate

On Wednesday, March 3rd, the House passed H.R.1, the For the People Act, with every single Democrat signing on as co-sponsor. This major democracy reform package takes big money out of politics, restores and strengthens voting rights, ends partisan gerrymandering, and much much more. Now it heads to the Senate, where Republicans have pledged to…

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Thom Tillis’s Justification for Voting Against Pandemic Relief Bill

This is the verbatim text of an email Sen. Thom Tillis sent out to constituents on Sunday morning, March 7, 2021, as justification for his shameful vote against the pandemic relief bill. We urge you to write and call Sen. Tillis and let him know that helping Americans in need is NOT a partisan issue:…

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Truth & Shame: Burr Convicts, Tillis Acquits. Call & Write Today!

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…

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Demand Burr & Tillis Refuse Any SCOTUS Confirmation Before 2021

(UPDATED October 19, 2020): Last week the Senate Judiciary Committee rammed through rush committee hearings on Amy Coney Barrett, Trump’s extremist nominee to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the Supreme Court, despite the fact that we are already in the middle of a presidential election: By the time Committee Chair Lindsay Graham pushed through approval,…

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Tell Tillis & Burr to Support the HEROES Act

Schools cannot re-open safely with massive budget cuts, fewer educators, and less help for students. The House passed the HEROES Act to help, and we call on the Senate to take similar action now. Call Sen. Tillis at (202) 224-6342 and Sen. Burr at (202) 224-3154 and urge them to support the HEROES Act to…

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Save the Courts

Last week Mitch McConnell pushed through two more extremist nominees to the federal bench. The last one, inexperienced Corey Wilson, who has called the Affordable Care Act “perverse” and supported discriminatory efforts that would restrict voting rights for people of color, marked the 200th confirmation of President Trump’s judicial nominees. For comparison, President Obama had…

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