Democracy Happy Hour – Feb 22, 2023

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Democracy Happy Hour, February 22, 2023 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

Fix Democracy First Links:

Democracy Happy Hour Upcoming Topics/Schedule:

  • Mar 1st - Conspiracy Theories & Their Impact on Democracy
  • Mar 8th –  14.3 Campaign: Prohibiting Insurrectionists from Holding Office w/ Alexandra Flores-Quilty & Chris Vines from Free Speech for People
  • Mar 15 – Democracy by Lottery: Letting Everyday People Decide w/ Nick Coccoma
  • Mar 22nd –  How Civics Can Save Democracy


Alaska for Better Elections: Impact of New Reforms Links:

Democracy in the News Links:

Partial Report of Investigation Into Election Interference Is Released -

Order Entering Portions of Special Purpose Grand Jury’s Final Report Into Court Record -

Jury in Georgia Trump Inquiry Recommended Multiple Indictments, Forewoman Says -

Grand Jury in Georgia Trump Inquiry Sees Perjury by Witnesses, but No Vote Fraud -

The Georgia phone call that could bring down Donald Trump: ‘I need 11,000 votes. Give me a break’ -

Backgrounder: Fulton County Special Grand Jury Investigation Into 2020 Presidential Interference -

Takeaways from the partial release of a Georgia grand jury report on Trump and 2020 election -

Proud Boys move to subpoena Trump in seditious conspiracy trial -

Trump chief of staff Mark Meadows subpoenaed by special counsel in Jan. 6 investigation -

Jared Kushner and Ivanka Trump Subpoenaed in Jan. 6 Investigation -

Fox Stars Privately Expressed Disbelief About Election Fraud Claims. ‘Crazy Stuff.’ -

Off the air, Fox News stars blasted the election fraud claims they peddled -

House Speaker McCarthy gives Tucker Carlson exclusive access to Jan. 6 riot footage -

Donald Trump Changes Tune on Mail-in Voting, Ballot Collection -

Marjorie Taylor Greene calls for a 'national divorce' between liberal and conservative states  -

Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Civil War -

Arizona’s top prosecutor concealed records debunking election fraud claims -

Every Arizona voter would be purged every decade under GOP proposal -

The bipartisan odd couple banding together to fight election deniers in Arizona -

Governor DeSantis Signs Election Crimes Law Expanding Statewide Prosecutor’s Power to Target People with Past Convictions; Civil and Voting Rights Groups Respond -

Orlando group behind restoring felon voting rights nominated for Nobel Peace Prize -

In Mississippi’s Capital, Old Racial Divides Take New Forms -

Revealed: Mississippi bill would carve out separate judicial district for 80% of white residents in majority-Black city -

Lawmakers in 32 states have introduced bills to restrict voting so far this legislative session -

Five election deniers who are controlling state voting systems -

Two Starkly Different Judges Advance in Wisconsin Supreme Court Election -

Supreme Court hears a case that could transform the internet -

Supreme Court considers if Google is liable for recommending ISIS videos -

Section 230 -

“Not, like, the nine greatest experts on the internet”: Justices seem leery of broad ruling on Section 230 -

Supreme Court Affirmative Action Cases Could Bring End to Race-Conscious Admissions -

Supreme Court ruling creates turmoil over gun laws in lower courts -

Virtual Event VIDEO: Redboxing 101: How Campaigns & Super PACs Openly Undermine Democracy -


Senate Democrat calls for halt to refunds of illegal campaign contributions -


Ranked choice voting opponents begin gathering signatures for ballot initiative -

‘Gender trolling’ is curbing women’s rights – and making money for digital platforms -

Beyond Passing the Torch: Recommendations on Leveraging Age Diversity to Build a Stronger Democracy Now -

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