Democracy Happy Hour – April 3, 2024

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Trump’s Defense Team Argues First Amendment Prohibits Georgia Charges -

Trump ramps up attacks on judges, sparking concerns as criminal trial nears -

Trump Asks Trial Judge to Step Aside, Aiming Again at His Daughter -

‘It’s clearly strategic’: Why Trump kept attacking judges’ families -

Judge recommends conservative lawyer John Eastman be disbarred in California -

Trump special counsel fires back at Cannon order that could disrupt case -

Judge’s inaction in Trump classified documents case dashes July trial hopes -

Donald Trump has posted a $175 million bond to avert asset seizure as he appeals NY fraud penalty -

Judges, witnesses, prosecutors increasingly warn of threats to democracy in 2024 elections as Jan. 6 prosecutions continue -

RNC plan for 2020 denialist to head ‘election integrity’ unit raises alarms -

Hostility and Abuse Threaten to Undermine Gains in Representative Democracy -

Threats against politicians are prevalent. The FEC wants to let campaigns pay for security. -

Election disinformation takes a big leap with AI being used to deceive worldwide -

Fretting About Election-Year Deep Fakes, States Roll Out New Rules for A.I. Content -

Why there's a long-standing voter registration gap for Latinos and Asian Americans -

Can Multiracial Democracy Survive? -

Alabama Civil Rights Groups Scramble to Fight Back Against New Voting Law -

DC Judge Tosses Lawsuit Against Open Primaries, Ranked Choice Voting Ballot Measure -

A federal trial is underway for Florida’s controversial voter registration law -

Federal Judges uphold Florida map, but raise questions on whether race motivated Gov. DeSantis -

Florida top court allows for near-total abortion ban; says voters can decide issue in November -

Revealed: the election deniers relentlessly hounding Georgia officials -

Federal appeals judges skeptical of Republican challenge to Illinois’ vote-by-mail law -

Ranked Choice Voting for Presidential Elections Passes in Maine -

Secretary of state moves to dismiss GOP lawsuit trying to limit mail-in absentee ballots -

Minnesota Voters Alliance says new law improperly restored voting rights to felons -

Montana Supreme Court strikes down voting restrictions -

Court rejects claim challenging North Carolina map for diluting Black vote -

Fight over Gerrymandering in Ohio Continues -

Undated Pennsylvania mail-in ballots should not be counted, appeals court rules -

South Carolina latest state to use congressional map deemed illegal -

Supreme Court Rejects Bid to Revive Washington State Voting Map Said to Hurt Hispanics -

As campaigning revs up, WA laws aim to detect cyber attacks and protect election workers -

Gov. Tony Evers signs bills strengthening protections for judges -


How the Right Is Taking Over State Courts With Judicial Gerrymandering -

Biden raises $25 million in ‘historic’ fundraiser with Obama, Clinton -

Democratic committees are out fundraising GOP committees this election cycle -

Biden has more money from fundraising, Trump has more small donor support -

Weekend Reading on Women’s Representation: U.S. House Dissolves Office of Diversity and Inclusion; More Black Women in Office Is the Real ‘American Dream’ -

Fair Representation Act - H.R.7740 - To establish the use of ranked choice voting in elections for Senators and Representatives in Congress, to require each State with more than one Representative to establish multi-member congressional districts, to require States to conduct congressional redistricting according to nonpartisan criteria, and for other purposes. -

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