By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand September 10, 2022: NOTE: THIS ARTICLE NOW FOCUSES ON ACTION ITEMS. OUR ANALYSIS OF THE SUPREME COURT'S DECISION OVERTURNING ROE V. WADE CAN NOW BE FOUND IN EXPANDED FORM IN A SEPARATE ARTICLE: SUPREME COURT WRECKS ROE, A BRIEF BACKGROUNDER. WE UPDATE THIS ARTICLE REGULARLY WITH NEW INFO … Continue reading No more Roe v. Wade, how to keep from drowning
Roe v. Wade: the fight’s not over, the battle’s right here
By Ann G. Daniels and Heidi Rand UPDATE: June 24, 2022: The Supreme Court has just issued its long-awaited decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women's Health Organization. (In)Justice Alito authored the opinion, as he did the draft leaked in May, and the final decision looks very much like the appalling leaked draft: it overturns Roe … Continue reading Roe v. Wade: the fight’s not over, the battle’s right here
California For All: StateStrong Advocacy
By Ann G. Daniels and Rebecca Dean Deadline: April 20 - Sometimes it seems the news is full of horrible state legislation, like Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” bill or the Texas law authorizing child abuse charges and penalties against parents, medical facilities, teachers and even the general public who support trans kids and their families. … Continue reading California For All: StateStrong Advocacy
What’s Going On in Ukraine — and How to Help
If you’re horrified and overwhelmed by the Russian invasion of Ukraine, you’re not alone. It’s hard to know where to start, but taking in refugees is an important step in doing what we can to help ease the pain of this terrible crisis. We’re calling our Members of Congress, asking them to work with the … Continue reading What’s Going On in Ukraine — and How to Help
Dude, Where’s My District? Redistricting in California
By Ann G. Daniels and Larry Baskett Remember the census? We know, the pandemic has lasted a million years, so that seems like another life. You probably filled out the questionnaire and forgot about it, but your answers had real-life consequences. In the words of the California Secretary of State’s “California Redistricting” web page, California … Continue reading Dude, Where’s My District? Redistricting in California
What is, Team Indivisible for the Win?
Deadline: why not join us now? - Levar, I’ll take “Political Activism” for $1000: “This zoom session was the most fun activist meeting of the season!” The answer, in the form of a question, is … Our July 25 All Members Meeting - did you miss it? You can still play - and get active … Continue reading What is, Team Indivisible for the Win?
Deadline for Democracy – Still (a little) time left!
Deadline: July 17 event, and continuing - On July 7, 2021, Indivisible East Bay, Indivisible SF, and several other partners hosted a Deadline for Democracy Rally in Oakland’s Frank Ogawa Plaza. Over 250 people gathered to demand the Senate to pass S. 1/the For The People Act. We need S1 to protect and ensure equal … Continue reading Deadline for Democracy – Still (a little) time left!
For the People, FFS
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: June 21, 2021 - You’ve read our past actions and our earlier article about the For the People Act (S.1). Whether you’ve done anything before or not - it’s make or break time, and we need everyone to ACT NOW. Why now? Majority Leader Chuck Schumer has said he’s going … Continue reading For the People, FFS
Keep Rooftop Solar Going: Stop AB-1139
By Ann G. Daniels Deadline: ASAP, this may come up for a vote in the Assembly as soon as late May - Who’s against increasing residential solar energy in California? Amazingly, AB 1139, which is making its way through the state legislature right now, would effectively kill the incentives for people to add new rooftop … Continue reading Keep Rooftop Solar Going: Stop AB-1139
January 6 Insurrection: Time for Truth and Consequences
By Larry Baskett Deadline: ASAP - On January 6, Trump spawned an insurrection against American democracy by white nationalist thugs and their allies in government. Republican Members of Congress abetted it - some even participated in the riots. Unrepentant Republicans have since doubled down on racist despotism and are punishing anyone in their ranks who … Continue reading January 6 Insurrection: Time for Truth and Consequences