Democracy Happy Hour – March 8, 2023

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Democracy Happy Hour, March 8, 2023 - Meeting Recordings & Chat File:

Fix Democracy First Links:

Democracy Happy Hour Upcoming Topics/Schedule:

  • Mar 15 – Democracy by Lottery: Letting Everyday People Decide w/ Nick Coccoma
  • Mar 22 –  Walking Ancient Paths to Peace: Learning from Lived Experience to Strengthen Democracy w/ Stephanie Nestlerode


  • ACTION ALERT: Sign in PRO for the following bills before 7 am PT on March 10th -
  • First Meeting on March 9th @ 5 pm PT w/ Special Guest Diane Silver with Better Ballot North Carolina and FairVote

14.3 Campaign: Prohibiting Insurrectionists from Holding Office Links:

Democracy in the News Links:

International Women’s Day – March 8th -

Women’s History Month -

Biden renews call for new voting protections in visit to Selma -

Lawsuit Against Trump Over Capitol Attack Should Proceed, Justice Dept. Says -

Trump can be sued by police over Jan. 6 riot, Justice Department says -

Tucker Carlson, with video provided by Speaker McCarthy, falsely depicts Jan. 6 riot as a peaceful gathering -

Republican Lawmakers Split Over Carlson’s False Jan. 6 Claims -

Trump Privately Proposes Pardoning High-Level Allies for Jan. 6, Mar-a-Lago Docs -

Inside the Panic at Fox News After the 2020 Election -

Inside Jim Jordan’s Disastrous Search for a ‘Deep State’ Whistleblower -

Democrats challenge credibility of GOP witnesses who embrace false Jan. 6 claims -

Election deniers take aim at group that helps states maintain voter rolls -

3 more Republican states announce they're leaving a key voting data partnership -

State and Local Govs Prepare for 2024 Misinformation Fight -

The Fight Against Election Lies Never Ends for Local Officials -

‘We will prosecute death threats’: Arizona’s new attorney general fights to protect election workers -

Democracy on the ballot — will the remaining election deniers succeed? -

Voting Rights Are Expanding in Blue States, Contracting in Red -

Students protest legislative bills aimed to restrict forms of voter identification -

Voting rights restored to 50,000 under new Minnesota law -

A Texas Republican says banning college polling places is about safety. Students don’t buy it. -

Supreme Court asks for more briefings in major voting rights case in North Carolina -

The Supreme Court signals that a terrifying attack on voting rights will vanish — for now -

Supreme Court Hints That It May Duck Two Big Cases -

Biden says he’s not confident Supreme Court will clear student loan forgiveness plan -

Supreme Court’s student debt ruling could affect millions of swing-state voters -

The Curious Rise of a Supreme Court Doctrine That Threatens Biden’s Agenda -

The Major Questions Doctrine -

Online platforms embroiled in Supreme Court cases on content moderation spend millions lobbying on internet legislation -

‘Guardian angel’ donors poured more than $440.9 million into 73 federal super PACs during 2022 cycle -

Armed Services Committee members received $5.8 million from defense sector during 2022 election cycle -

Buying Time 2023 – Wisconsin -

Fox Corp. and the Trump campaign hit with FEC complaints over Dominion revelations -

Ethics panel formed to investigate Rep. George Santos -

‘Slavery was wrong’ and 5 other things some educators won’t teach anymore -

Which proportional representation method is best for America?-

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