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  • January 20, 2022

    Voting Rights and the 2022 Primary

    Chris Mosser fills for Saatvik this week as we try to make sense (and it's not easy) of recent developments in voter access: at the federal level conservatives remain opposed to voting rights legislation, and at the local level vote-by-mail applications...
  • January 14, 2022

    2022 is THE Year for Voting Rights Legislation

    Toplines: A lack of federally standardized election laws has allowed voter suppression legislation to sweep the nation. The family of Martin Luther King Jr. is calling for "no celebration" of MLK Day without the passage of federal voting rights...

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"If Republicans had been successful, it would have been devastating for millions who are insured and rely on the ACA’s protections for pre-existing conditions. Health care is a human right, and every person deserves access to affordable care."
Wesley Story

June 17, 2021

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“If we’re really all in this together, all Texans have a duty to protect each other and Gov. Abbott has a duty to take responsibility for his actions.” 
Tara Pohlmeyer

June 16, 2020

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 “In passing permitless carry, Republicans are saying that you no longer need a license to carry a gun, but you still need one to vote. The public was not asking for this and voters overwhelmingly oppose the measure, but right wing legislators forced it through anyway.”
Ed Espinoza

June 16, 2021

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“Let me be clear: Abortion is health care and it is still legal in Texas. This six-week abortion ban is unconstitutional and others like it have been struck down by federal courts across the nation.” 
Diana Gómez

May 19, 2021