Menashi: Unfit to sit

By Ann G. Daniels The bad news: Steven Menashi, nominated to the super-important Second Circuit Federal Court of Appeals, thinks it’s “obvious” that Western culture, government, science, etc. is superior to everything else, especially everything Muslim; was a top legal advisor on Betsy DeVos’ plan to protect for-profit colleges that ripped off their students; and … Continue reading Menashi: Unfit to sit

Stop Kavanaugh: rallying cry at IEB’s August AMM

It’s not just about getting out the vote on November 6, 2018. Yes, that's critical. But there's more than one front in our ongoing battle against Trump and his minions, so we gotta walk and chew gum at the same time! As important as the election — and with very long term implications — is … Continue reading Stop Kavanaugh: rallying cry at IEB’s August AMM

NO on Stephen Clark for Federal Judge

Trump's judicial nominee Stephen R. Clark has been a lawyer and activist against women's reproductive rights and same-sex marriage equality for years. Clark described medical schools that partner with Planned Parenthood as "training the abortionists of the future." He has counseled right-to-life groups on obstructionist tactics against abortion providers for so-called "coerced abortions." In a … Continue reading NO on Stephen Clark for Federal Judge

No on Kavanaugh–Talking Points Memo

For Office Visit with Senator's Staff or Email We're asking the Senator to vote against the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court. As a federal appeals court judge, Kavanaugh has shown opposition to women's reproductive rights, environmental protection, consumer protection, workers' rights and common sense gun safety. Most troubling of all, Kavanaugh … Continue reading No on Kavanaugh–Talking Points Memo

July IEB Postcard Party & Snack Potluck

Please join us at Indivisible East Bay's postcard party & snack potluck July 15, anytime between 11 AM and 3 PM at Sports Basement, Berkeley. RSVP here - not required, but it'll help us know what supplies to bring for you. All are warmly welcome -- from the postcard-curious to committed carders -- for a combo … Continue reading July IEB Postcard Party & Snack Potluck

NO on David Porter for Federal Judge

Trump has nominated David Porter for a lifetime federal appeals court judgeship, one step below the U.S. Supreme Court. Porter's record fits a far-right conservative on all the major social issues. He is way outside the legal mainstream. Porter has a record Against the Affordable Care Act Against women's reproductive rights Against the Violence Against Women … Continue reading NO on David Porter for Federal Judge