From NPR.org | By Anya Archie | Most Americans support using the popular vote and not the electoral college vote to select a president, according to data from the Pew Research Center. About 63% of Americans support using the popular vote, compared to 35% who would rather keep the electoral college system. Full Story Here.
From NPR.org | by Anya Archie | Rising nighttime temperatures may increase the mortality rate worldwide by up to 60% by the end of the century, according to a study whose authors say is the first research to estimate the impact of hotter nights on climate change-related mortality risks. Full Story Here.
From NPR.org | by Miles Parks | For election officials, falsehoods about America’s voting process can feel like a game of whack-a-mole. “There’s just so much that is incorrect that they just keep repeating and repeating and repeating,” one Colorado voting official told NPR recently. “And then as soon as I have absolutely blocked off […]
From NPR.org | by Dylan Lysen | LAWRENCE, Kan. – Voters in Kansas rejected a proposed state constitutional amendment Tuesday that would have said there was no right to an abortion in the state, according to The Associated Press. Kansas was the first state to vote on abortion rights since the U.S. Supreme Court handed […]
To protect our democracy, we need strong representation at all levels of government. This fall, there are open positions on the following local councils: City of Hood River: Mayor + 3 City Council Positions [City of Hood River Election Packet] Cascade Locks: Mayor + 3 City Council Positions [Cascade Locks Election Packet] Hood River Soil […]
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From Indivisible National: TELL THE SENATE TO PASS MARRIAGE EQUALITY & RIGHT TO CONTRACEPTION BILLS NOW!On July 19th & 21st, 2022, the House passed two critically important bills: the Marriage Equality Act & the Right to Contraception Act, which will codify into federal law the rights for same-sex marriage and access to contraception. Both garnered […]
From ACLU | When it comes to reproductive rights, your digital trail matters more than you think. As states push abortion out of reach and criminalize care, people who need an abortion have rightfully raised the alarm about the unprecedented access the government – and private entities – have to our digital lives. Full Story […]
From NPR.org | By Bobby Allyn | When police are trying to solve a crime, they often turn to Google for help. It makes sense since the Silicon Valley giant has grown into a nearly $1.6 trillion company on the strength of its most valuable asset: Data on billions of people. Full Story Here The […]