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Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 12, 2022 at 2:03 PM

f*ck Joe Manchin

Jack, the Senate voted Wednesday on the Women's Health Protection Act, which would codify Roe v. Wade. Every Democrat voted for it. Except one. A Republican filibuster meant that the bill was never going to become law, but it was an important symbolic move to support Americans …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 12, 2022 at 12:08 PM

Jack, are you available THIS SATURDAY, May 14?

Jack, on May 2nd, we learned the Supreme Court is poised to overturn Roe v. Wade, stripping the constitutional right to abortion in spite of fifty years of precedent. Abortion care is healthcare that needs to be accessible, funded, and recognized. All people deserve access to the …
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
May 11, 2022 at 10:17 PM

Senate makes a strong statement about who matters following peaceful protest at Kavanaugh's house

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! Senate makes a strong statement about who matters following peaceful protest at Kavanaugh's house Louisiana pastor arrested again for juvenile cruelty, this time for abusing…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 11, 2022 at 8:14 PM

WOW. This anti-choice Dem was sued for firing a staffer after she asked for maternity leave

Jack, I don't know where to begin. Rep. Henry Cuellar is the last remaining Democrat in the U.S. House to oppose safe and legal access to abortion care, but that's not all. A new report says he fired a pregnant staffer for requesting maternity leave. It gets worse, after firing…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 11, 2022 at 4:04 PM

Sign the petition to Sens. Collins and Murkowski: You put abortion access at risk. Now codify Roe in order to ensure our rights are protected.

Jack, sign the petition to Sens. Collins and Murkowski: You put abortion access at risk. Now codify Roe in order to ensure our rights are protected. SIGN THE PETITION Republican Sens. Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski claim to be for abortion rights, but they voted for multiple…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
May 11, 2022 at 2:03 PM

Marjorie Taylor Greene spent $92,000 of her fundraiser money on luxury 'campaign vehicle'

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! Marjorie Taylor Greene spent $92,000 of her fundraiser money on luxury 'campaign vehicle' Sign the Petition: Televise the January 6th House Select Committee hearings Mitc…
States Newsroom via Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 11, 2022 at 12:05 PM

Re: Sign up to protect strong state coverage [ADD YOUR NAME]

Hi Jack, did you see our last message? Local news coverage drops immediately when corporate owners take over local newspapers according to a study from New Media & Society. Add your name to News from the States' petition to protect crucial state government reporting. …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 10, 2022 at 8:07 PM

An interesting & hopeful development in the fight for abortion rights (please read)

Jack, the U.S. Supreme Court's plan to overrule Roe v. Wade sets a terrifying precedent for all of our privacy rights. It also means that fighting at the state-level is even more important, but we have an interesting development coming out of Georgia. Georgia state senator Jenni…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 10, 2022 at 6:03 PM

Re: Jack, sign this: There is no place for Russian propaganda and Trumpian misinformation

Jack, sign the petition: Tell Verizon to drop extreme conservative network OAN. SIGN THE PETITION OAN, the Trump-loving conservative network, has been spewing baseless conspiracy theories about Russia's invasion of Ukraine for months. One of their hosts, Dan Ball insisted on…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
May 10, 2022 at 4:08 PM

Beloved Black reading specialist escorted out of classroom by security after filing a grievance

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! Beloved Black reading specialist escorted out of classroom by security after filing a grievance Cartoon: Life in the stupidverse Ex-GOP strategist fumes: Sarah Palin is …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 10, 2022 at 2:11 PM

Jack, Daily Kos needs your help (please read)

Jack, as we approach our 20th anniversary, I can't help but think that there is no other media organization like Daily Kos. There never has been, and maybe there never will be. Just take a look at what Daily Kos does and how we operate: Our largest source of income is our commun…
Lead Locally via Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 10, 2022 at 12:03 PM

Sign now if you agree: Climate change can’t wait!

Action on climate change is needed now. Lead Locally is electing community leaders across the country to state and local office who pledge to fight back against fossil fuel projects and for a just green economy. Sign up today to help Lead Locally get out the vote for down b…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
May 9, 2022 at 10:10 PM

Cartoon: The new Disney cartoon—DeSantis!

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! Cartoon: The new Disney cartoon—DeSantis! Indiana man charged with murdering wife wins Republican primary election from jail Russian soldiers are giving their comrades t…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 9, 2022 at 8:11 PM

Re: Sign the petition: I support abortion justice!

Jack, if SCOTUS overturns Roe v Wade, as Justice Alito's leaked draft opinion unflinchingly suggests, it will pit state against state on reproductive rights. Sign the petition: I support abortion justice! SIGN THE PETITION As a New York Times article states, "we will have tw…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 9, 2022 at 6:08 PM

Re: The Joe Manchin of the House is on the ballot May 24

Jack, last week, after news broke that the U.S. Supreme Court intends to overturn Roe v. Wade, the law of the land that has federally protected abortion care for nearly 50 years, President Biden responded by saying: "it will fall on our nation’s elected officials at all levels o…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
May 9, 2022 at 4:17 PM

Supreme Court in disarray: New leaks reveal Roberts' own preferred Roe reversal

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! Supreme Court in disarray: New leaks reveal Roberts' own preferred Roe reversal The Washington Post Editorial Board finally wakes up to reality Psaki slams weak reporter…
Black Voters Matter via Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 9, 2022 at 2:02 PM

Re: Add Your Name: Keep up the fight for voting rights

Jack, We have been working tirelessly to protect the voting rights of our most vulnerable communities. Now, we are reenergizing our movement by working to secure one million signatures from folks across the country who are passionate about the fight for voting rights. This is…
Daily Kos Liberation League · [email protected]
May 8, 2022 at 7:05 PM

The clock of destiny is ticking out. Demand Senate Democrats pass voting rights legislation. (action needed)

Jack, sign and send the petition and demand Senate Democrats protect the right to vote! SIGN AND SEND THE PETITION In 2012, I was accepted into the Congressional Black Caucus Institute Political Bootcamp, a 9-day program that annually gathers over 40 of the brightest Black po…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
May 8, 2022 at 4:34 PM

Biden suspends Gov. Kemp’s attempt to block ACA site from hundreds of thousands of Georgia residents

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! Here are some of this week's most important and widely-read stories from Daily Kos, the largest online gathering space for progressives. Biden suspends Gov. Kemp’s attempt to …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 7, 2022 at 9:34 PM

Sign the petition to the U.S. Senate: Stop the discrimination – pass the Equality Act now!

Jack, sign the petition to the U.S. Senate: Stop the discrimination – pass the Equality Act now! SIGN THE PETITION Our human rights are under attack as state GOP lawmakers try to push through an unprecedented number of anti-LGBTQ+ measures. Make no mistake, these are direct and …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 7, 2022 at 7:04 PM

I've had enough of Manchin's crap

Jack, I'm sick of this $#@! Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) says the country has "a lot of work to do" to ensure voting rights access and says he is "particularly concerned" about the erosion of the Voting Rights Act. Sen. Joe Manchin says he is "particularly concerned" about attac…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
May 7, 2022 at 4:37 PM

Cartoon: Roberts did this

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! Cartoon: Roberts did this Donald Trump Jr. has 'cordial' Fifth Amendment-free interview with Jan. 6 probe Karine Jean-Pierre makes history and Jen Psaki doesn't disappoi…
Rep Ruben Gallego via Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 7, 2022 at 2:01 PM

Add your name: Urge the DOJ to protect elections

Add your name with Rep. Ruben Gallego (AZ-03) and urge the Department of Justice to address insider threats to our elections! ADD YOUR NAME Jack, All across the country, far-right activists are running or are being recruited to run for newly vacated state and local elect…
Feeding America via Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 7, 2022 at 12:02 PM

[Attention: Jack] Sign now to urge your lawmakers to help end child hunger by passing the Hunger-Free Summer for Kids Act in Washington, District of Columbia​​! >>

Child summer hunger could be reduced by 30% >> The Hunger-Free Summer for Kids Act will help families keep tables and bellies full. Millions of children are counting on us to take action! Sign Feeding America's petition and tell your lawmakers to pass the Hunger-Fr…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 6, 2022 at 9:35 PM

Sign the petition to Congress: Climate justice is reproductive justice – acting on both is a human rights issue

Jack, sign the petition to Congress: Climate justice is reproductive justice – acting on both is a human rights issue. SIGN THE PETITION The direct impact of climate change on reproductive justice cannot be overstated – it affects people’s decisions about having children, miscar…
Daily Kos Campaigns · [email protected]
May 6, 2022 at 7:06 PM

Sign the petition: Democrats must not give ground. Fight back!

Daily Kos Campaigns Sign the petition: Democrats must not give ground. Fight back! Sign the petition: I support abortion justice! Sign the petition: Big Oil rakes historic profits while gas prices surge. Pass a windfall profits tax. Sign the petition: Tell the Sena…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
May 6, 2022 at 4:37 PM

This Republican tweet counted on people not having read the Constitution. Whoops

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! This Republican tweet counted on people not having read the Constitution. Whoops Russia may have found something appropriate to celebrate on May 9 Matt Gaetz calls women…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 6, 2022 at 2:03 PM

ALERT: Kentucky facing a ballot initiative that would effectively make abortion unconstitutional

Jack, Kentucky has long been a testing ground for extremist attacks on reproductive rights and care. Just last month, a ban temporarily shut down all abortion-providing centers, making it the first state in the nation where you could not access abortion services. There is a tem…
States Newsroom via Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 6, 2022 at 12:06 PM

Sign up to protect strong state coverage [ADD YOUR NAME]

Attribution: photo by John Partipilo for Tennessee Lookout. Add your name to News from the States' petition to protect crucial state government reporting. ADD YOUR NAME Hi Jack, Local news coverage drops immediately when corporate owners take over local newspaper…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 6, 2022 at 1:04 AM

This is an important email about the future of abortion care

Jack, anti-choice extremists have no intention of resting once Roe v. Wade is overturned. Their next move is to push for a full nationwide ban on abortion procedures, as the Washington Post reports: Leading antiabortion groups and their allies in Congress have been meeting behin…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 5, 2022 at 10:06 PM

Sign the petition: I support abortion justice!

Jack, the Supreme Court is set to overturn Roe v Wade, but abortion is still legal in this country, and we're going to fight to keep it that way. Sign the petition: I support abortion justice! SIGN THE PETITION A draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito leaked on May 2, 20…
Democracy in Color via Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 5, 2022 at 6:04 PM

Add Your Name: Reparations for Black America NOW!

Sign Democracy in Color's petition: Black Americans deserve reparations. Demand Congress commission a reparations study now! SIGN NOW Jack— During the summer of 2020, following the police murder of George Floyd, it felt as if our country was moving towards a consensus to…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
May 5, 2022 at 4:04 PM

Cartoon: Leak

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! Cartoon: Leak George Carlin’s take on the 'pro-life' movement is going viral again—for good reason Alito cites racist eugenics theory to support overturn of Roe v. Wade …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 5, 2022 at 2:46 PM

The Joe Manchin of the House is on the ballot May 24

Jack, there is one remaining Democrat in the U.S. House that opposes the right to safe and legal access to abortion care: Texas Representative Henry Cuellar. He is in a tight primary race for a May 24 runoff against Daily Kos-endorsed progressive Jessica Cisneros. Can you donate …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 5, 2022 at 10:54 AM

Jack, add your name: Thank abortion providers

Jack, add your name: Thank abortion providers. ADD YOUR NAME Amid the swirl of righteous fury following the draft opinion showing that the Supreme Court intends to overturn Roe v. Wade, we can’t forget the people at the very heart of this fight: abortion providers and the patie…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 5, 2022 at 1:01 AM

We missed (please read)

Jack, we sent you an awful lot of fundraising emails last week. The reason was simple: The end of month was coming up and we were running short of our monthly goal. Unfortunately, we missed our goal by $18,418. It's not a huge amount, but it's something we need to make up this …
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
May 4, 2022 at 10:07 PM

Strong and eloquent statement from Obama on the draft Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! Strong and eloquent statement from Obama on the draft Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade Chief Justice Roberts is very concerned with 'betraying confidences' and…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 4, 2022 at 6:33 PM

This is a long, but important email about what Daily Kos is doing to protect our reproductive rights.

Jack, a leaked draft majority opinion written by forced-birther Justice Samuel Alito shows that the Supreme Court will end fifty years of federally protected abortion access by overturning the landmark decision Roe v. Wade. This puts the legal power of abortion access in the hand…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 4, 2022 at 5:47 PM

TAKE ACTION: This bill could threaten DC elections

Jack, the District of Columbia’s government is considering a bill that could have major implications on elections for the district. Bill 24-672 allows unsecure internet voting in D.C. As recently as 2021, tech experts have argued that we are a long way from being able to securel…
Planned Parenthood via Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 4, 2022 at 4:06 PM

Re: TAKE ACTION: States are violating Medicaid law

Hey Jack, I’m following up on my previous message. Medicaid patients have the freedom to choose a sexual and reproductive health care provider they trust. It’s actually federal law! But politicians in Arkansas, Texas, Mississippi, and Missouri have blocked people from using Med…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
May 4, 2022 at 2:40 PM

Mexico to reroute trade railway connection from Texas to New Mexico due to Abbott's $4 billion stunt

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! Mexico to reroute trade railway connection from Texas to New Mexico due to Abbott's $4 billion stunt 'Shout Your Abortion' trends on Twitter again after leaked SCOTUS draft …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 4, 2022 at 11:10 AM

Add your name: I am a pro-choice voter and I am committed to getting out the pro-choice vote

Jack, Roe v. Wade will be overturned by the Supreme Court. That means we need state and federal laws to defend our right to bodily autonomy and abortion care. We need to vote, yes, but we also need to make it possible for all the people who will be impacted by this decision to hav…
Tobacco Free Kids via Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 4, 2022 at 1:04 AM

SIGN NOW, Jack: Tell the FDA no more flavored tobacco products

Attribution: Tobacco Free Kids We can achieve a huge victory against Big Tobacco by getting the FDA to eliminate flavored tobacco products, including flavored e-cigarettes, menthol cigarettes and flavored cigars. Sign Tobacco Free Kids' petition calling on the FDA to tak…
Daily Kos Liberation League · [email protected]
May 3, 2022 at 10:29 PM

RE: Jack, this Mother's Day, I am asking you to help these women that have been unjustly jailed.

Jack, reproductive justice isn't just about securing access to abortion. It's also about ensuring that people who want to parent are able to do so without being hampered by their government. Unfortunately, our unjust cash bail system is a huge hindrance to reproductive justice. …
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 3, 2022 at 6:10 PM

Rush an emergency donation to abortion funds right now

Jack, on May 2, Politico reported on a leaked draft opinion from Justice Alito that shows the Supreme Court will overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey. This leak confirms our worst fears about the far-right supermajority on the court and has explicit implications…
Daily Kos Recommended · [email protected]
May 3, 2022 at 4:25 PM

'Because we're Trump supporters!': Slur-spewing couple refuses to get off flight

Daily Kos Recommended Subscribe to our podcast, The Brief! 'Because we're Trump supporters!': Slur-spewing couple refuses to get off flight Michelle Bachmann says she is 'struggling with COVID' just months after saying don't get vac…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 3, 2022 at 2:08 PM

Sign the petition: I support abortion justice!

Jack, the ultra-conservative majority on the Supreme Court is poised to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade decision. Sign the petition: I support abortion justice! SIGN THE PETITION A draft opinion written by Justice Samuel Alito leaked on May 2, 2022. Justices Clarence Thomas…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 3, 2022 at 12:10 PM

Re: Jack, take a look, it's in a (banned) book

Hey Jack, there was a lot going on last weekend, so you may have missed that Daily Kos has launched a Banned Book Club! Book club members will hear directly from authors being targeted by right-wing extremists, engage in deep dives on banned books, and advocate for writers, publi…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 3, 2022 at 1:03 AM

Sign the petition: Tell Verizon to drop Trump-supporting network OAN

Jack, Trump-supporting cable network One American News (OAN) has officially become a mouthpiece for Russian propaganda, echoing wild conspiracy theories about Ukraine and working with pro-Russian eccentrics to create evidence where none exists. But we can stop OAN's spread of lies…
Daily Kos · [email protected]
May 2, 2022 at 10:04 PM

Sign the petition: Donald Trump appointed her, and Joe Biden must remove her

Jack, the Supreme Court is under intense, and well-earned scrutiny for its glaring lack of judicial ethics. That's partly due to the activities of right-wing extremist Ginni Thomas, the wife of Justice Clarence Thomas, who, like her husband, is also a federal government official. …