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  • Health Care
  • Labor

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

Representing leading medical organizations in urging courts to uphold federal vaccine policies to protect workers, patients, and public health

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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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  • 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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The Latest

‘You Can’t Kill Patients’: Justices Open To CMS Vaccine Rule

Law360 / January 7, 2022

National pediatricians’ group joins federal suit to support Knox County Schools mask mandate

Knoxville News Sentinel / January 6, 2022

AMA urges Supreme Court to uphold vaccination mandates

Healthcare Finance / January 3, 2022

Bureau of Prisons can keep inmates in home confinement after coronavirus emergency ends

Washington Post / December 21, 2021

12 medical groups urge court to preserve vaccination requirements for healthcare workers

Beckers Hospital Review / December 8, 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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