Democracy Happy Hour – July 20, 2022

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Democracy Happy Hour, July 20, 2022 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

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Upcoming Democracy Happy Hour Topics:

  • July 27 – Jan 6 Hearings Review
  • Aug 3 – Primary Election Updates
  • Aug 10 & 17 – CANCELED: NO Democracy Happy Hours – Cindy on vacation
  • Aug 24 – Are We Coming Closer to Civil War?
  • Aug 31 – Youth Involvement to Strengthen Democracy




Jan 6th Protect Our Democracy TAKE ACTION page -

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Democracy in the News Links:

The January 6 committee is returning to primetime. Here's what you need to know. -

Panel: Hearing to show Trump’s Jan. 6 ‘dereliction of duty’ -

Trump National Security Aide Expected to Testify at Jan. 6 Hearing -

Committee has ‘filled in the blanks’ on Trump’s Jan. 6 activities, Kinzinger says -

Trump’s choices escalated tensions and set U.S. on path to Jan. 6, panel finds -

Jan. 6 committee to make case for Trump crimes -

Secret Service Text Messages Around Jan. 6 Were Erased, Inspector General Says -

Secret Service Jan. 6 texts erased despite Congress’ request -

Secret Service cannot recover texts; no new details for Jan. 6 committee -

DC police officer in Trump Jan. 6 motorcade corroborates details of heated Secret Service exchange to committee -

Jan. 6 Committee Considers Seeking Testimony From Donald Trump, Mike Pence -

Little-Known Lawyer Pitched Trump on Extreme Plans to Subvert Election -

The Jan. 6 committee won't rule out more hearings this summer -

‘Sprint through the finish’: Why the Jan. 6 committee isn't nearly done -

Jan. 6 Panel Will Turn Over Evidence on Fake Electors to the Justice Dept. -

Justice Department Steps Up Jan. 6 Probe of Those in Trump’s Orbit -

‘It’s the accumulation’: The Jan. 6 hearings are wounding Trump, after all -

Giuliani Ordered to Testify in Georgia Criminal Investigation -

Trump Electors Targeted in Georgia Criminal Inquiry -

Georgia Congressman Subpoenaed in Trump Inquiry -

Capitol riot hearings raise questions of presidential power -

Bipartisan Senate Group Strikes Deal to Rewrite Electoral Count Act -

How ‘Stop the Steal’ Captured the American Right -

Lost, Not Stolen - The Conservative Case that Trump Lost and Biden Won the 2020 Presidential Election -

Donald Trump looks to fall launch for 2024, potentially upending midterms -

Criminalizing the vote: GOP-led states enacted 102 new election penalties after 2020 -

County election boards pick new fights with states over voter fraud claims -

Threats recounted last month by Georgia election workers in select-committee testimony ring true to peers from other states -

‘There are a lot of people who don’t want to know the truth’: Why an Arizona election official is leaving her job -

Voting access updates: Mail ballots are at issue as states consider new rules and legal action. -

Advocates want Cyber Ninjas, which led Ariz. ballot review, barred from federal work -

Third arrest is made in alleged Colorado election security breach -

Georgia’s ban on water for voters challenged in court -

Kansas voting rights groups appeal dismissal of challenge to 2021 election law -

Ohio Supreme Court scraps 2nd GOP-drawn congressional map -

Republican activists organizing ‘surveillance’ of ballot drop boxes in WA -

Dropbox Watch – WA State -

No major problems with ballot drop boxes in 2020, AP finds -

Poll: Red wave not likely to wash up on WA shores -

Moms For Liberty aims to expand political influence, bolstered by trainings, endorsements -

Moms for Liberty: "Joyful Warriors" in the fight to demolish public school -

Schools are ideal polling places — but anxiety over security is high -

FBI director expects onslaught of digital assaults targeting midterm elections -

Young Voters Are Fed Up With Their (Much) Older Leaders -

Voting is significant determinant of health, US medical association declares -

House Passes Same-Sex Marriage Bill Amid Fears of Court Reversal -

Same-sex marriage and contraception at risk after abortion ruling, U.S. House panel told -

Texas sues Biden admin for requiring abortions in medical emergencies -

Abortion is directly on the ballot in at least five states this year -

Kansans will be the first to vote on abortion. -

Abortion ban blocked in W. Va.; Louisiana awaits ruling -

House Democrats tout bill to add four seats to Supreme Court -

Moore v. Harper: The Gerrymandering Case That Could Radically Alter U.S. Democracy -

Judge temporarily blocks Biden administration’s LGBTQ protections at work, schools -

Conservative Blocs Unleash Litigation to Curb Public Health Powers -

Report: Billionaires pour money into 2022 campaign, most of it to help GOP -

Nearly Half of GOP Congressional PACs’ 2022 Funding Comes From 27 Billionaires -

Democrats spend millions on Republican primaries -

Joe Manchin, who just torpedoed Democrats' climate agenda, has long ties to coal industry -

Biden stops short of declaring climate emergency, takes steps on wind power -

Sanders calls out Manchin: He only "represents the very wealthiest people in this country" -

'CEOs, Not Working People, Are Causing Inflation': Report Shows Soaring Executive Pay -

In California Cities, a New Frontier for Public Financing of Elections -

55 statewide and congressional primaries decided by minority of voters so far -

Eleven candidates running in top-four primary for Governor of Alaska on Aug. 16 -

Seattle City Council Puts Ranked-Choice Voting on Ballot -

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