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For Immediate Release Press Contact October 15, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us Presidential Court Commission Must Reach Obvious Conclusion: Expand the Court WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States will convene to discuss recommendations. Yesterday, the group released draft materials around initial findings that expressed some support for term limits

For Immediate Release Press Contact October 5, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us Black and Brown Organizers Call for End to Jim Crow Filibuster to Pass John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today at 3:30 pm ET, Senator Patrick Leahy introduced a revision of the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Act. The bill will help prevent states

For Immediate Release Press Contact September 28, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us ICYMI: Pressure on Sen. Sinema From Arizona Constituents Mounts as Jim Crow Filibuster Threatens Our Democracy Sen. Sinema at Risk of “Vote of No Confidence” From AZ Democratic Party for Her Filibuster Stance WASHINGTON, D.C. –– On Sunday, Newsweek published an article revealing that the Arizona

For Immediate Release Press Contact September 24, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us The Filibuster Enables Medical Racism Senate Dems Must Abolish the Filibuster and Pass the Women’s Health Protection Act WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House passed the Women’s Health Protection Act, a bill that will protect abortion access by codifying the protections enshrined in Roe v. Wade.

For Immediate Release Press Contact September 23, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us Police Reform Breakdown Proves Senate Cannot Protect Black and Brown Lives with Filibuster In Place Just Democracy: “It is exhausting to keep marching, to keep demanding police accountability, to keep living in fear of flashing red and blue lights in our rearview mirrors — when one

For Immediate Release Press Contact September 21, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us Debt Ceiling Ploy Proves Jim Crow Filibuster Needs to Go Just Democracy: “Senate Democrats who claim to care about racial justice have an obligation to choose keeping our government’s lights on over preserving the Jim Crow filibuster.” WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House will vote to

For Immediate Release Press Contact September 21, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us  A Year of Just Democracy: Our Fight for Bold Structural Democracy Reform Has Only Begun WASHINGTON, D.C. — A year ago today, Just Democracy officially launched as a Black and Brown-led coalition of over 50 organizations advocating for structural democracy reform. Our grassroots coalition has tirelessly

For Immediate Release Press Contact September 18, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us Justice Ginsburg Passed Away One Year Ago — Our Courts Are Still Broken WASHINGTON, D.C. — One year ago today, civil rights lawyer, trailblazer, and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg passed away. After she passed, Senator McConnell immediately violated Justice Ginsburg’s dying wish not to be replaced until

For Immediate Release Press Contact September 14, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us Eliminate Jim Crow Filibuster to Pass New Voting Rights Legislation “President Biden has a mandate from Black and Brown voters to use the full power of his office to lead the Senate to remove the Jim Crow filibuster as a roadblock” “He did it for roads

For Immediate Release Press Contact August 24, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us House Passes H.R. 4 — Monumental Step to Protect Voting Rights Washington, D.C. — Today, the House passed the John R. Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4). The bill would strengthen voting rights across the country and restore the Voting Rights Act of 1964, after