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For Immediate Release Press Contact May 11, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us Historic Voting Rights Bill Will Move One Step Closer to Mending a Broken Democratic System Just Democracy Urges Majority Leader Schumer to Prioritize Voting Rights for Black and Brown Americans by Eliminating the Filibuster and Passing S.1 WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Senate Rules and Administration

For Immediate Release Press Contact April 22, 2021 press@justdemocracy.us House Votes to Enfranchise Over 700,000 Americans By Making D.C. the 51st State Just Democracy Celebrates the Historic Passage of D.C. Statehood, and Urges the Senate to Eliminate the Filibuster to Grant Representation for the mostly Black and Brown Residents of the District WASHINGTON, D.C. —

For Immediate Release April 20, 2021 Press Contact press@justdemocracy.us Just Democracy’s Statement on Guilty Verdict of Derek Chauvin for the Murder of George Floyd WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the jury released a guilty verdict on all three charges in the trial of Derek Chauvin, delivering accountability to the ex-police officer who murdered George Floyd nearly

For Immediate Release March 24, 2021 Press Contact press@justdemocracy.us Eliminate the Filibuster to Pass the For the People Act A Week of Democracy Reform Hearings Builds Momentum for Our Generation’s Civil Rights Movement WASHINGTON, DC —Today, the Senate held a hearing on the For the People Act (S.1), the most significant piece of democracy reform

For Immediate Release March 18, 2021 Press Contact press@justdemocracy.us The Senate Must Abolish the Filibuster and Pass Meaningful, Popular Gun Violence Prevention Measures “Voters Sent Our Leaders to the Senate With a Mandate: To Not Allow Hate and Violence to Continue to Threaten Our Communities” WASHINGTON, DC — Today, in the wake of the horrific attack

For Immediate Release March 17, 2021 Press Contact press@justdemocracy.us The Filibuster Perpetuates Violence Against Women House Passes the Reauthorization of VAWA, Another Life-Saving Bill to be Blocked by the Senate Filibuster ATLANTA, GA — Today, the House passed the Violence Against Women Reauthorization Act of 2021 (VAWA). The bill would fund groups working on sexual

For Immediate Release March 17, 2021 Press Contact press@justdemocracy.us The ‘For the People Act’ Can Revive Our Democracy — Only if We Eliminate the Filibuster WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the Senate introduced the For the People Act (S.1), the most significant piece of democracy reform legislation in decades. S.1 would limit the influence of money

For Immediate Release March 11, 2021 Press Contact press@justdemocracy.us Without Eliminating the Filibuster, H.R. 8 Is Just Another Broken Promise to Communities of Color Just Democracy Celebrates the Passage of H.R. 8 and H.R. 1446, Urges Senators to Eliminate the Filibuster to Ensure Their Passage and Save Black and Brown Lives WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today,

For Immediate Release March 9, 2021 Press Contact press@justdemocracy.us NEW BRIEF: How a Jim Crow Relic Came to Block the Progressive Agenda Just Democracy, Demos, and Truth and Conciliation Expose How the Filibuster Supports a White Supremacist Agenda WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, Just Democracy, Demos, and Truth and Conciliation released a new report detailing the

For Immediate Release March 7, 2021 Press Contact press@justdemocracy.us On Bloody Sunday Anniversary, Black- and Brown-Led Coalition Calls on the Senate to Pass D.C. Statehood and Eliminate the Filibuster Honoring the Legacy of Congressman John Lewis Means Enacting Bold Democracy Reform WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, on the 56th anniversary of Bloody Sunday, Just Democracy continues