You Called Me A ‘Liberal Prop’ 2 Years Ago – Let’s Review Your Shameful Failure To Lead Since Then

You Called Me A ‘Liberal Prop’ 2 Years Ago – Let’s Review Your Shameful Failure To Lead Since Then

Hello, Governor McCrory! It’s the two year anniversary of you calling me a liberal prop, so I thought I’d drop you a line. I’ve been really busy over the last two years. It’s amazing just how many citizens and leaders in our state and federal government don’t think my desire to talk about getting young […]

9-Year-Old Demands Action From Local Government

9-Year-Old Demands Action From Local Government

Jacksonville, Florida’s largest city, doesn’t have any legal protections against discrimination against LGBT citizens in housing, employment, or public accommodations such as restaurants and hotels. An effort to pass an inclusive Human Rights Ordinance failed in 2012, but the work to pass an inclusive HRO in Jacksonville continues. Nine-year-old Johanna Cordova is one of the […]

It’s Time To Rise Up And Make Our Voices Heard

It’s Time To Rise Up And Make Our Voices Heard

“The need to register to vote is just about the most modest restriction on ballot access I can think of, which is why it works so well as a democratic filter: It improves democratic hygiene because the people who can’t be bothered to register (as opposed to those who refuse to vote as a means of protest) […]

The Great GOP Lie About Voting

The Great GOP Lie About Voting

Here is what the GOP is trying to sell America: That having more names on the voting rolls will increase voter fraud. With over 146,000,000 people (source: US Census Bureau) currently registered, and over 1 billion ballots cast from 2000-2014, the GOP wants you to believe the reason there haven’t more than the 31 reported […]

Hillary Clinton Champions Young Voters, Calls For ‘Universal, Automatic Voter Registration’

Hillary Clinton Champions Young Voters, Calls For ‘Universal, Automatic Voter Registration’

In 2013, my state of North Carolina passed an enormous 56-page voting bill. The bill was so huge, NC Governor Pat McCrory didn’t even read the whole thing before he signed it, specifically the part that eliminated pre-registration program for 16 and 17 year olds. This opportunity, which passed with overwhelming bipartisan support, allowed teenagers […]

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