Put your values to work…It can’t wait four years

Regardless of party affiliation, here are some easy specific action steps you can take to help ensure a well functioning democracy. As Dan Rather wrote: 

This is not a question of politics or party or even policy. This is a question about the very fundamentals of our beautiful experiment in a pluralistic democracy ruled by law.

  1. Call the House Oversight Committee to support a BIPARTISAN REVIEW of the President Elect’s potential financial and other conflicts of interest. Call Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah), the ranking member of the committee, to urge along the hearings: (202) 225-7751. Then call the committee’s tally at (202) 225-5051 and request to be added on.
  2. Call the Dept of Justice’s Public Comment Line (202-353-1555) and urge them to audit the vote.
  3. If you are an attorney, what looks like an incredibly well orchestrated attorney’s group is forming nationwide, dealing with a range of democracy protecting issues from voter reform to civil liberties to environmental protection. Please send me an email if you are interested and I’ll send in your name.
  4. Here’s a list of other specific democracy/human rights protecting actions you can take, including links to the national organizations which support different areas of concern. Whether you want to be an armchair activist, a financial supporter, or a more active democracy promoter/protector, there’s a whole range of specific suggestions you can do right now: https://docs.google.com/document/u/1/d/1lnVIxGb5P9Bm47v-SzUm-CjBnUBYBZgyObdi8smRq-g/mobilebasic

What other specific democracy actions can you suggest? Please share them and encourage others to take action.




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