Democracy Happy Hour - August 31, 2022

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Democracy Happy Hour, August 31, 2022 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

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Upcoming Democracy Happy Hour Topics:

  • Sept 7 - Why Do We Need the Separation of Church & State?
  • Sept 14 - Minority Rule: How did we get here?
  • Sept 21 - Benefits & Types of Public Funding for Elections
  • Sept 28 - Next U.S. Supreme Court Session: What can we expect?


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Democracy in the News Links:

Trump demands reinstatement as 'rightful' president or 'a new Election, immediately!' as some Republicans seek distance from him -


Affidavit Cites Trump’s Refusal to Return Secret Documents -


Takeaways from the redacted affidavit used for the Mar-a-Lago search -


Documents at Mar-a-Lago Were Moved and Hidden as U.S. Sought Them, Filing Suggests -


Inside Trump’s war on the National Archives -


Response to Trump Search Highlights Violent Rhetoric From the Right -


Graham predicts ‘riots in the streets’ if Trump prosecuted over classified docs -


Jan. 6 committee will dig in on the money behind the riot, Kinzinger says -


Election Data Breach Attracts Georgia Investigators -


Judge delays Gov. Kemp’s testimony in Ga. probe until after November election -


Donald Trump Is Not Above the Law -


‘Semi-fascism’: Rhetoric reflects newly aggressive Biden strategy -


Two in five Americans say a civil war is at least somewhat likely in the next decade -


A Rare Peek Inside the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy -


A Democracy Crisis In The Making: August 2022 Edition -


Election Denying Primary Candidates Are Crying Fraud, Win Or Lose -


With 10 weeks until midterms, election deniers are hampering some election preparations -


Arizona Supreme Court keeps voting rights measure off ballot -


Nonwhite Voters at Higher Risk of Being Dropped from Arizona’s Mail Ballot List -


Voting machine tampering points to concern for fall election -


Dominion voting machines in Colorado performed properly during 2022 primary recount -


State didn't tell local elections office to remove some convicted felons until after they voted, officials say -


Federal appeals court upholds Jim Crow-era Mississippi law restricting voting rights for felons -


The Jim Crow Era – VIDEO - The Jim Crow Era | The Dark Side of American History  

Ken Paxton bucks legal precedent and secretary of state’s advice in letting anyone examine ballots right after elections -


Voting in 2022: The impact of partisan gerrymandering -


1 in 3 American women have already lost abortion access. More restrictive laws are coming. -


Abortion ruling prompts variety of reactions from states -


Judge Halts Part of Idaho’s Abortion Ban, Saying It Violates Health Law -


Texans who perform abortions now face up to life in prison, $100,000 fine -


Jewish congregations mount legal challenges to state abortion bans -


Abortion Ruling Drives Competition to Control State High Courts -


Several states see surge in women registering to vote following Supreme Court abortion ruling -




Moore v. Harper, Explained -


SCOTUS: de facto pro-business? -


A Century of Business in the Supreme Court, 1920-2020 -


How a Corporate Law Firm Led a Political Revolution -


GOP AGs are already scheming with dark-money groups to derail student debt relief for millions -


Some companies’ political donations fuel voter suppression. Shareholders are pushing back -


First, a Complaint to the F.E.C. About Trump in 2024. Now One for Biden, Too. -


Democrats Gamble With Ads That Highlight Far-Right Candidates -


Opinion: A $1.6 billion donation lays bare a broken campaign finance system -


The March Towards US Fascism Began With the Corporate Hijacking of Democracy -


America’s Crisis of Democracy Has Already Arrived -


State-Level Equal Rights Amendments -


While Alaska votes, ranked-choice voting is gaining steam -


Lawmakers vote to draft two ranked-choice election bills -


Seattle Residents Make Record Use of ‘Democracy Voucher’ Program -

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