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  • Education
  • Health Care

Amplifying Science in the Courts to Protect Children’s Health

On behalf of leading medical professionals, we’re urging courts across the country to follow the law and science to protect children’s health.

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  • Health Care
  • Labor

Protecting Workers, Patients, and Public Health: Defending Federal Vaccine Policies During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Representing the American Medical Association, the nation’s largest organization of physicians, in urging courts to uphold federal vaccine policies to protect workers, patients, and public health

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  • Corruption
  • Labor

Challenging Abuses of Power in Texas

Fighting to stop Texas Gov. Abbott’s unconstitutional act to defund the separate and coequal Legislative Branch on behalf of state workers and the Texas AFL-CIO, and alongside a coalition of legislators and caucuses.

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American Medical Association warns halting Biden Covid vaccine mandate will cause severe and irreparable harm

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American Medical Association Defends Biden’s Shot-or-Test Rule

Bloomberg Law / November 11, 2021

Biden administration reverses Trump-era rule that expanded religious exemptions for massive federal contracting force

Washington Post / November 12, 2021

Races for state AG in 2022 hold high stakes for Biden as GOP looks to halt agenda

McClatchy / November 11, 2021

Trump’s ‘Mar-a-Lago Three’ had unusual, improper access on vets policy issues, VA now says

Military Times / November 5, 2021
Blog Post

45 Ways We Stopped Abuses of Power And Defended Democracy

Over the course of its long four years in power, the 45th administration presented extraordinary challenges to the rule of law and sound policymaking. There certainly was a lot to do — and we’ve gotten a lot done.

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We go to court for democracy

Democracy depends on a government that works for all people. Since 2017, Democracy Forward has filed over 650 legal actions and records requests challenging unlawful acts, fought vigorously in court on behalf of those harmed, and notched victories that have improved lives and protected the rule of law.

In statehouses, courtrooms, and communities across the country, we still see threats to democracy every day. Democracy Forward is expanding to use new strategies that oppose abuses of power and fight for the promise of democracy on behalf of all Americans.

We are thrilled to welcome Skye Perryman as our new President and Chief Executive Officer as this critical work continues.
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