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How Are Your Reps Responding to Charlottesville?

August 16, 2017

Are Your Members of Congress Doing Enough to Respond to the Charlottesville Terrorist Attack? Here are some suggestions from the Indivisible Guide. Write them. Call and leave messages. And show up at Town Halls and their local offices. Tell them to take a stand as a party against White Supremacy. Make them say the words. And make them take actions to stop the wholesale destruction of civil rights by the current Department of Justice.

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Your Comments Are Power

August 9, 2017

A critical step in federal agencies’ process for making regulatory changes is solicitation of public comments on their proposals. These rule alterations happen well before the Congress gets to weigh in or have a chance to put them into law. It’s always a good time to make your opinions known about the myriad critically important changes under discussion.

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Your Comments Are Power

August 8, 2017

A critical step in federal agencies’ process for making regulatory changes is solicitation of public comments on their proposals. These rule alterations happen well before the Congress gets to weigh in or have a chance to put them into law. Right now, with Congress on their summer break, it’s a perfect time to make your opinions known about a number of critically important changes under discussion.

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Why Cancelling the Net Neutrality rules should scare you

July 13, 2017

Time is running out to stop this assault on our online freedom. It’s easy to become hypnotized by the drama going on in and around the White House. But there are a lot of other political shenanigans happening that will effect us all for a long time. Net Neutrality is a big one.

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Help Staff Your Local Polling Place

Join DFAD to protect the process of our democracy by signing up to be a poll worker.
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Weekend Voter Outreach Opportunity

Talk with voters in Buncombe County by knocking on doors each weekend, beginning Saturday, August 20th from 9 to noon through the end of September.
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Support the “Safeguarding Fair Elections” Act

  The Safeguarding Fair Elections Act (SB 916) , which was recently introduced in Raleigh, would make it a crime to intimidate, threaten or engage in violence against election officials,…
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Speak Out On Duke’s Carbon Plan

The Utilities Commission has scheduled five hearings this summer to hear public witness testimony on Duke's proposed carbon plan.
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Protect Abortion Rights in North Carolina!

The U.S. Supreme Court just released their Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health decision, and overturned Roe v. Wade. First and foremost, abortion is still legal in North Carolina. There’s going…
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