PDACNM Community Gathering
Wednesday July 14, 2021
This month we are featuring a discussion of The Green Amendment with NM Senator Antoinette Sedillo Lopez.
We encourage you to read The Green Amendment by Maya K. van Rossum, more info here. http://www.mayavanrossum.green/the-green-amendment
And learn more about the movement to pass green amendments across the nation. https://forthegenerations.org/
Take Advantage of Your Rights as a Citizen
Join PDACNM for citizen advocacy and meet with staff of your US Senator or Representative. Every month PDACNM sits with these friendly folks to express concerns, show support, share information and create lasting relationships. We bring a letter from PDA national asking to support specific legislation or to express our thanks for their support. These letters are delivered by PDA chapters throughout the country. We welcome your participation.
Lisa Franzen email@example.com
Laura Stokes firstname.lastname@example.org
Paul Stokes email@example.com
Today, more than 100 scholars who study democracy issued a letter warning that “our entire democracy is now at risk.” The letter explains that the new election laws in Republican-led states . . . are turning “several states into political systems that no longer meet the minimum conditions for free and fair elections.” –Heather Cox Richardson, 6/2/21
President Biden has sounded the alarm about the threat to our democracy posed by the voter-suppression bills being passed by Republican state legislatures all over the country, calling them “attacks on the sacred right to vote.” As progressives, we have worked for many years to protect and expand that right to all Americans, regardless of ethnicity, class, gender, party affiliation, or any other marker of citizen identity. We applaud the president for naming the threat to our democracy posed by a Republican party now operating under the spell of far right authoritarian extremists who stop at nothing. We will work with him in the cause of democracy on every front.
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