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PDACNM Newsletter September 5, 2018

Please join the Sierra Club Rio Grande Chapter for the premier showing of ‘Sacred Land, Sacred Water: Confluences in the Rio Grande Valley’ at our upcoming Sierra Club & Root Beer event.

When: 6:15 – 8 p.m. Friday, September 7
Where: Albuquerque Center for Peace & Justice, 202 Harvard Drive SE 

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The documentary is produced by filmmakers Lewis Jacobs and Craig Barth with geologist Don Phillips, telling the story of the imminent threat by the New Mexico oil and gas industry to influence the passage of an oil and gas friendly ordinance in Sandoval County.

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PDACNM Newsletter August 27, 2018


HISTORIC DECISION!

DNC Votes to Bar Superdelegates From Convention’s First Presidential Ballot

“DNC Chairman Tom Perez spoke directly to the party’s grass-roots activists in hailing the new rules, saying, ‘We want you to have a seat at the table.”

by Reid J. Epstein, Wall Street Journal

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AND PDA AND THE NM ADELANTE PROGRESSIVE CAUCUS WERE THERE FIGHTING FOR JUSTICE AND ELECTION FAIRNESS IN THE DEMOCRATIC PARTY.  NOTE THE PDA LOGO AND THE RISING SUN OF THE NM PROGRESSIVE CAUCUS ON THE BANNER THAT NORM SOLOMON IS HOLDING!!

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PDACNM Newsletter August 20, 2018

IN CASE YOU MISSED THIS STORY IN THE ALBUQUERQUE JOURNAL, THIS ARTICLE DESCRIBES THE GUN CONTROL BILLS THAT WILL BE INTRODUCED IN THE 2019 LEGISLATIVE SESSION.  WE NEED TO SWARM THE ROUNDHOUSE WHEN THESE BILLS COME UP.

It’s time for common sense gun measures
JOURNAL EDITORIAL

Students across the state are returning to school this week with the new school supplies, energy and readiness – or not – for a new year of learning.
With that – for students, parents and teachers – also comes the renewed fear over the possibility of some deranged soul or lost youth entering their school with a firearm and leaving behind a trail of despair.

It’s a fear that increases each year as the body count at our schools – and other public places – continues to rise: Two students shot to death at Aztec High School. Seventeen staff and students shot and killed at Stoneman Douglas High School in Florida. Two people shot and killed at a library in Clovis. Fifty-eight people murdered with semi-automatic rifles while attending a country music festival in Las Vegas, Nev.

The list of fatal shootings goes on and on and on and on, and yet the leaders of our nation – and our state – have been unable, or unwilling, to push through sensible gun laws. There was a sense after the Stoneman Douglas shooting last February that the powerful gun lobby had finally met its match in the survivors of that Florida school shooting who called them out and demanded action from lawmakers. Whether that movement will move the needle on gun legislation nationally remains to be seen, but several Democratic lawmakers in our state say they plan to pursue a number of new laws in the next legislative session, which begins in January.

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