Political Charge Weekly Recap 9/9

Weekly Recap

What a week of accountability we just had! Check out all of this great news that happened this week.

Good News

A federal judge on Friday rejected a request from former White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows to move his election interference case to U.S. District Court in Atlanta.

Proud Boy Enrique Tarrio was sentenced to 22 years in prison.

A federal court rejected Alabama’s new congressional maps for failing to remedy its Voting Rights Act violation.

A court struck down Florida’s congressional map because the GOP redistricting plan unlawfully diminished Black voters’ ability to elect their candidate of choice in violation of state constitution.

Former Trump aide Peter Navarro was found guilty of being in contempt of Congress for defying a Jan. 6 committee subpoena.

A federal judge ordered TX Gov. Abbott (R) to remove the illegal razor-wire floating barriers in the Rio Grande.

Mexico is 72% Catholic, and they just decriminalized abortion nationwide.

A federal judge ordered Louisiana to remove all children (almost all are Black boys) from the nation’s largest adult maximum security prison, Angola, by September 15, finding the state’s treatment is cruel and unusual punishment.

Trump was found to be liable in the second E. Jean Carroll defamation case; a January trial will determine damages.

Call to Action

Americans of Conscience is back from their summer break, and just released their first checklist for the fall. If you’re not already signed up, you should. They are the OG of political action sites. Join their community of fellow activists taking action to strengthen our democracy!


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  1. The Mexico news IS very good news, but I’m a little disgruntled by how many countries are passing us by when it comes to expansion of reproductive rights…meanwhile, we’re going backwards!

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