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Anti-Kremlin group Open Russia closes due to crackdown

May 27, 2021 · MOSCOW (Reuters) -Open Russia, an opposition group linked to exiled former oil tycoon and Kremlin critic Mikhail Khodorkovsky, said on Thursday it had decided to end its operations in Russia to protect its members from the risk of being jailed. Open Russia said it had taken the decision due to a draft law that threatens anyone cooperating with "undesirable" groups with jail terms. Democratic congressman accuses Manchin of voting to Jun 06, 2021 · Rep. Mondaire Jones (D-N.Y.), a progressive Democrat, had some harsh words for Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.V.) on Sunday after the latter made it clear he won't support Democrats' sweeping H.R. 1 voting rights bill. Manchin wrote an op-ed explaining his

Digital Disinformation and Vote Suppression Brennan

Sep 02, 2020 · Bad actors have circulated lies to trick certain groups out of voting and thanks to social media, these deceptive practices can instantly reach huge numbers of people. Experts warn that foreign powers have learned from Russias 2016 election interference efforts and will try to covertly influence the American electorate this year. Election Crimes and Security FBIFair elections are the foundation of our democracy, and the FBI is committed to protecting the rights of all Americans to vote. If you suspect a federal election crime, contact the FBI. Fighting Hate & Bias - The Leadership - civil rights"In this time of astonishing moral crisis, silence is complicity. Because in the palm of our hand we have the ability to respond to speak, to post, to organize, to act, online and on the ground, and in the voting booth. Speak, even if your voice trembles. Valarie Kaur, civil rights activist

Fighting Voter Suppression American Civil Liberties Union

Voting rights are under attack nationwide as states pass voter suppression laws. These laws lead to significant burdens for eligible voters trying to exercise their most fundamental constitutional right. Since 2008, states across the country have passed measures to make it harder for Americansparticularly black people, the elderly, students, and people with disabilitiesto GOP legislators shift from voting rights attacks to May 20, 2021 · In Florida, the Republican-controlled legislature last month passed a bill that would eliminate the use of ballot drop boxes, which voting rights advocates say removes an important safeguard against technical problems, postal delays, and cyberattacks. During the COVID-19 pandemic, drop boxes became a critical substitute for in-person voting and GOP:Bidens Voting Rights Law New Interference in States Mar 07, 2021 · GOP:Bidens Voting Rights Law New Interference in States Rights. A new executive order from President Joe Biden directs federal agencies to take a series of steps to promote voting access, a move that comes as congressional Democrats press for a sweeping voting and elections bill to counter efforts to restrict voting access.

How to Help Protect Our Elections and Get Out the Vote

Feb 09, 2020 · Volunteers are encouraged to work at a Common Cause state office, phone bank, and text bank to help organize their community. Election Protection. Election Protection provides information about polling locations and absentee ballot information and has a nonpartisan hotline to call if things go awry on voting day. Call (866) OUR-VOTE if you think someone is illegally being denied Step by Step Through a Union Campaign - HBR

  • Campaign Costs & BenefitsCampaign Themes & Issuesof The UnionCampaign OrganizersUnion CampaignersCampaign TacticsCampaign TimingAt the start, management and the union must weigh the costs and the benefits of launching a campaign. Will the effort be worth what they put into it?Democracy Americans for Democratic ActionDemocracy. #VotingRights:Our very democratic way of life depends on easy and full access to voting for everyone without regard to gender, race, religion, or location. ADA has a long history of supporting and winning voting rights but decades of erosion have brought us back to a dangerous place. We applaud recent court rulings striking down all Voting rights groups organize hotline to report Oct 02, 2020 · SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) Voting rights organizations in New Mexico have announced a nonpartisan voter protection program intended to make it easier for people to report election interference and seek