Political Charge Weekly Recap 8/19

Let’s get right into it!

Good News

In a landmark climate decision, a Montana state court decided in favor of young people who alleged the state violated their constitutional right to a “clean and healthful environment” by promoting the use of fossil fuels. Read more HERE.

Federal court blocked Georgia’s ban on providing food and water to people waiting in line to vote.

Another victory! A federal judge struck down parts of Texas’ voter suppression law for violating the Civil Rights Act.

The Little Rock school district is defying Arkansas Gov. Sarah Huckabee Sanders and will continue to offer Advanced Placement (AP) African American studies classes.

The Texas woman who threatened the judge overseeing Trump’s 1/6 case was found and arrested.

Prosecutors have recommended prison sentences of 27-33 years for the four Proud Boy leaders who were convicted of seditious conspiracy earlier this year

Thanks to Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act, the IRS has recovered $38M from delinquent millionaires so far.

Trump caved — He’s cancelled his much hyped presser where he promised to offer “irrefutable” evidence of election fraud in Georgia.

804,000 people got their student loans forgiven (and this Biden decision was upheld in the courts!)

Call to Action

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