Chief Justice John Roberts’ opinion has the potential to dismantle secular public education in the United States.
— Read on slate.com/news-and-politics/2022/06/carson-makin-supreme-court-maine-religious-education.html
Death threats from angry Trump supporters forced Georgia election worker Ruby Freeman, a 62-year-old grandmother, to flee her home of 20 years. Some messages called for her hanging; one urged people to “hunt” her. Freeman showed hundreds of menacing messages to police and…
— Read on www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-threats-georgia-exclusiv-idCAKBN2IP0VZ
In the hour-long conversation on Jan. 2, President Trump repeatedly tried to get Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger to alter the outcome of the presidential vote.
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/trump-raffensperger-call-transcript-georgia-vote/2021/01/03/2768e0cc-4ddd-11eb-83e3-322644d82356_story.html
The Texas GOP is pushing for the state to hold a referendum in 2023 to determine if it should “reassert its status as an independent nation.”
— Read on www.businessinsider.com/texas-gop-floats-possibility-of-seceding-from-the-us-2022-6
The prion disease ravaging conservative politics is now a threat to the nation.
— Read on www.esquire.com/news-politics/politics/a40351389/texas-republican-party-platform-extreme/
WASHINGTON (AP) — The social media posts are of a distinct type. They hint darkly that the CIA or the FBI are behind mass shootings .
— Read on apnews.com/article/islamic-state-group-technology-buffalo-government-and-politics-4e3dc9e6aeee05161acdc3c0e17a278b
A riveting tale of election fraud with absolutely no basis in truth.
— Read on www.wnycstudios.org/podcasts/otm/segments/the-big-lie-in-theaters-on-the-media
Surveillance footage shows police never tried to open the door to the classrooms at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde.
— Read on www.expressnews.com/news/local/article/Uvalde-classroom-doors-17251116.php
How the Jan. 6 committee makes the case that a) Trump’s team knew that their efforts were likely illegal and b) were told their voter fraud claims were bogus
— Read on www.washingtonpost.com/politics/2022/06/18/evidence-january-6-plot-corrupt/
“Equal time means sitting your lying ass in a witness chair. We’ll wait,” tweets the California Democrat.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/eric-swalwell-supports-trump-equal-time-under-oath_n_62ad489de4b06594c1d681f1
Details that emerged after the arrest of 31 white supremacists in Coeur D’Alene show how GOP rhetoric is signaling extremists to attack LGBTQ people.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/groomer-panic-idaho-white-supremacists-lgbtq_n_62acc960e4b06594c1d6348b
The Federalist Society is a right-wing dark money group responsible for shaping the federal court system, including in Appalachia.
— Read on appodlachia.com/2022/06/13/dark-money-shaping-appalachian-courts/
The flow of corporate money to politicians who voted to overturn the 2020 election is helping fund a continuing attack on our democracy.
— Read on www.nytimes.com/2022/06/15/opinion/jan6-companies-donate.html
Community advocates say money should be spend tackling city’s extreme heat, homelessness and mental health crises
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/jun/17/outrage-pay-hike-phoenix-police-under-doj-investigation
Democracy Docket tracks lawsuits across the country that will impact the future of voting rights. Learn more about what’s on the docket.
— Read on www.democracydocket.com/cases/texas-online-registration/