DFA Helps The Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Fight Back Against GOP Attempts To Steal Florida

Received this e-mail today from Democracy for America in support of the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition: In 2018, voters across Florida overwhelmingly passed a ballot initiative supported by DFA members nationwide that restored voting rights to most former felons. Unsurprisingly, the Republican-controlled state legislature then made a law designed to overturn it by requiring those…

ME-Sen: Human Rights Campaign Ditches Susan Collins (R), Endorses Sara Gideon (D) For Senate

Here’s some big news today out of Maine: x Despite Susan Collins’ record on certain key LGBTQ issues, her support of McConnell & Trump’s agenda, vote for Kavanaugh’s SCOTUS appointment, & failure to hold Trump accountable is simply untenable.@HRC is proud to endorse @SaraGideon for U.S. Senate. https://t.co/FjjNsKRePY— Alphonso David (@AlphonsoDavid) July 15, 2020 The…

So now Russia is trolling us over press freedom and human rights

Granted, Russia coming to the defense of journalists is a little like Arby’s Twitter account writing a scathing review of a Michelin three-star restaurant, but here we are.  We’ve fallen so far and so fast that Russia of all countries is now trolling us over press freedom and human rights: x '@MFA_Russia: It is impermissible…

MS-Sen: Human Rights Campaign Endorses Mike Espy (D) For U.S. Senate

Received this e-mail today from Mike Espy’s (D. MS) U.S. Senate campaign: After receiving more than 75 endorsements from local and state leaders across Mississippi this week, Mike secured another big endorsement from the national LGBTQ advocacy group Human Rights Campaign (HRC). Mike is proud to have the endorsement of HRC once again, as he did…

Bringing a Gun to a Rights' Fight

Although today is not the actual date of birth for Civil Rights and humanitarian leader Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., we have given him the ultimate American honor, a day off for workers, and retail sales prices at your favorite stores.  I hope that we keep in mind that Dr. King would have been embarrassed…

Joe Biden to immigrant rights activist: Vote for Trump

Certain personal attributes are not transferable. Joe Biden attempting to channel Trump shows why he is incompatible with a Democratic Presidency. Joe Biden has a way of showing a disregard for minority concerns in practice. Many will point to him being part of civil rights type legislation which is important. However, for many people, one’s…

Maria Butina “gun rights enthusiast” released, will be deported to Russia

Aside from being the human face of the apparent manipulation of the NRA and the GOP as a conduit for Russian influence, Maria Butina has been released from prison. (CNN) Russian gun rights enthusiast Maria Butina was released from the Tallahassee Federal Correction Institution on Friday after having served more than 15 months behind bars,…