4 Ways to Register Voters

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Photo by Startup Stock Photos from Pexels

You’ve taken pledges to vote in every election. You’ve signed up for election reminders from TurboVoteRock the Vote, or Vote.org. You’ve checked and double-checked and triple-checked your voter registration. Now what? 

The midterms are coming, and with such high stakes, whether the people in your circles of influence vote is your business. Today, we’ll focus on helping you make personal appeals—to low-turnout groups like young people and Americans abroad, to friends who’ve moved states, and to people in your community—to get registered and vote this November.

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Supremes v. the States

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Photo by Pixabay

Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy is retiring, and Senate Republicans are gearing up to confirm whomever Trump nominates to fill his position. With five conservatives on the court, the Supreme Court could revise Roe v. Wade. As terrible as that would be, what the Supreme Court has the power to decide is under what circumstances the right to an abortion is federally protected. Rolling back Roe would not make abortion illegal throughout the country, but could let state legislatures set their own rules. Today we’re going to focus on making states protectors of reproductive rights.

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It’s Go Time: Protest 6/30

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Wikimedia Commons, https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ProtestaEmbajadaAmericanaFamiliasUnidasNoDivididas_ohs23.jpg

It’s been a tough week: bad Supreme Court news, families stid, children still in cages. The most important act of political resistance right now is to go to the Families Belong Together march on Saturday. Stand with immigrant families and resist racist exclusion.

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