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On behalf of our Giving Circle's Founders Vaughan Meyer and Cynthia Swartz along with our Circle Leaders - Welcome to the Fight For Democracy!

In this current cycle, we raised $175,000 to support viable state legislative candidates in 2 key swing states, Michigan and Arizona. THANK YOU to all of our FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY Giving Circle members and donors. There is a new RAPID RESPONSE initiative, we will share more details very soon.

Our democracy is at stake, and it can be overwhelming to know where to give. We strongly believe that the place to start is in the state legislatures. By giving, you are joining us in taking a stand and fighting for state legislatures - our front lines for passing legislation—and they’re also democracy’s last lines of defense. We are one of over 100 circles who support the work of the States Project, the foremost organization helping these candidates run and run smart.

In Arizona, the road map to change is tough because of the new redistricting map but we are hopeful that the Democrats will tie in the State Senate. This would tip the balance of power in the state. Which would be a HUGE step to protecting the results of the presidential election in 2024 and possibly even undo the draconian abortion ban that was just implemented there.

Here are FOUR things to do right now:

1. JOIN
Join our circle and stay up-to-date with the states we support

2. LEARN.
It is SO IMPORTANT that every Democrat understand how we got here and why this moment is so critical for the fate of our democracy:

>>The Democrats took their eyes off the ball while Republicans started taking over state legislatures in 2010. By understanding what went wrong, we can be better prepared to counteract their tactics—and we can educate the people around us, too. Here are two articles to start with: How Roe Fell and Karl Rove on his master plan: The GOP Targets State Legislatures: He Who Controls Redistricting can Control Congress.

>>Understand why Moore vs Harper could lead to the end of our democracy.
As The States Project puts it: The case from North Carolina—which the U.S. Supreme Court just announced they’ll take up—argues that state legislatures, and state legislatures alone, have complete, unchecked control over federal elections. This radical theory would give state legislatures the right to ignore their executive and legal branches—and their own voters—when awarding presidential electors in 2024. Learn more from The Washington Post

3. VOLUNTEER.
We have identified the spot in Arizona where help is most needed. That is AZ LD13. They need our support with phone/txt-banking and canvassing. Learn more and sign up here:

4. SPREAD THE WORD. Please no matter whether you can give or volunteer help us spread the word about what is going on in the states and in Arizona. Send the link to our page to your network.

Thanks from Team Fight For Democracy

This donation is a contribution to the PAC for America’s Future which powers The States Project electoral work. Your Giving Circle contribution does not affect your ability to give to other political groups or candidates. 100% of our donations will go to these states, split evenly. There are no overhead costs and States Project even covers the credit card fees.
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About our group

On behalf of our Giving Circle's Founders Vaughan Meyer and Cynthia Swartz along with our Circle Leaders - Welcome to the Fight For Democracy!

In this current cycle, we raised $175,000 to support viable state legislative candidates in 2 key swing states, Michigan and Arizona. THANK YOU to all of our FIGHT FOR DEMOCRACY Giving Circle members and donors. There is a new RAPID RESPONSE initiative, we will share more details very soon.

Our democracy is at stake, and it can be overwhelming to know where to give. We strongly believe that the place to start is in the state legislatures. By giving, you are joining us in taking a stand and fighting for state legislatures - our front lines for passing legislation—and they’re also democracy’s last lines of defense. We are one of over 100 circles who support the work of the States Project, the foremost organization helping these candidates run and run smart.

In Arizona, the road map to change is tough because of the new redistricting map but we are hopeful that the Democrats will tie in the State Senate. This would tip the balance of power in the state. Which would be a HUGE step to protecting the results of the presidential election in 2024 and possibly even undo the draconian abortion ban that was just implemented there.

Here are FOUR things to do right now:

1. JOIN
Join our circle and stay up-to-date with the states we support

2. LEARN.
It is SO IMPORTANT that every Democrat understand how we got here and why this moment is so critical for the fate of our democracy:

>>The Democrats took their eyes off the ball while Republicans started taking over state legislatures in 2010. By understanding what went wrong, we can be better prepared to counteract their tactics—and we can educate the people around us, too. Here are two articles to start with: How Roe Fell and Karl Rove on his master plan: The GOP Targets State Legislatures: He Who Controls Redistricting can Control Congress.

>>Understand why Moore vs Harper could lead to the end of our democracy.
As The States Project puts it: The case from North Carolina—which the U.S. Supreme Court just announced they’ll take up—argues that state legislatures, and state legislatures alone, have complete, unchecked control over federal elections. This radical theory would give state legislatures the right to ignore their executive and legal branches—and their own voters—when awarding presidential electors in 2024. Learn more from The Washington Post

3. VOLUNTEER.
We have identified the spot in Arizona where help is most needed. That is AZ LD13. They need our support with phone/txt-banking and canvassing. Learn more and sign up here:

4. SPREAD THE WORD. Please no matter whether you can give or volunteer help us spread the word about what is going on in the states and in Arizona. Send the link to our page to your network.

Thanks from Team Fight For Democracy

This donation is a contribution to the PAC for America’s Future which powers The States Project electoral work. Your Giving Circle contribution does not affect your ability to give to other political groups or candidates. 100% of our donations will go to these states, split evenly. There are no overhead costs and States Project even covers the credit card fees.
Join this Grapevine

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$176,900
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