Democracy Happy Hour – August 16, 2023

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Donald Trump and allies indicted in Georgia over bid to reverse 2020 election loss -

Trump is indicted in Georgia on charges of racketeering. What it means, what happens next -

Trump faces 13 counts in Georgia indictment; 18 others charged -

Understanding the Georgia Indictment of Trump and his Allies -

Fulton County, GA Criminal Indictment For 2020 Election Overthrow Efforts -

Full Trump GA indictment -

Fulton County district attorney wants Trump trial to begin March 4, 2024 – one day before Super Tuesday primaries -

Donald Trump’s possible Georgia indictment could be the only televised case he faces -

Governor Brian Kemp tells Trump Georgia’s 2020 election ‘was not stolen’ -

Special counsel proposes January 2024 trial date in Trump election case -

Judge Limits Trump’s Ability to Share Jan. 6 Evidence -

Trump’s free-speech defense in January 6 case is danger to democracy, experts say -

Conservative Case Emerges to Disqualify Trump for Role on Jan. 6 -

Twitter was fined $350,000 for failing to turn over Trump’s data -

Rising political threats take U.S. into uncharted territory as 2024 election looms -

Political violence in polarized U.S. at its worst since 1970s -

Report Warns State Voter Purges Are a Growing Threat to Democracy -

DEMOS REPORT: Protecting Voter Registration: An Assessment of Voter Purge Policies in Ten States -

Alabama Republicans refuse to create second majority-Black district -

Alabama says creating two Black congressional districts would be unconstitutional -

Why Alabama’s Congressional Maps May Need to Be Redrawn, Again -

Pro-Voting Groups Challenge Michigan’s Voter Transportation Ban in New Lawsuit -

Judge rules in favor of Montana youths in landmark climate decision -

Groups gathering signatures to get citizen-led statewide redistricting commission on the 2024 ballot -

Civil Rights Groups Sue Tennessee Governor Over Alleged Racial Gerrymandering -

Tennessee inflicts a strict voter re-registration process on formerly incarcerated people. A trial will determine if it’s constitutional. -

In federal trial, Galveston County challenged on efforts to undo Black and Latino voting power -

Judge calls new Texas election law unconstitutional but state says it will appeal ruling -

Virginia becomes the latest state to leave nonpartisan election security pact -

WA State - Federal judge orders redrawing of Yakima Valley legislative district -

Clarence Thomas’ 38 Vacations: The Other Billionaires Who Have Treated the Supreme Court Justice to Luxury Travel -

‘Unprecedented, stunning, disgusting’: Clarence Thomas condemned over billionaire gifts -

Meet the donors behind hard-to-trace super PAC contributions -

Manchin ‘thinking seriously’ about leaving Democratic Party -

Twice as many ranked-choice voting bills introduced in state legislatures this year than in 2022 -

FEC taking up AI in political ads again, but rules still in limbo -

Good Government Groups Defend Washington State Disclosure Law, Facing Opposition from Meta -

State of Washington v. Meta Platforms Amicus Brief -

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