THE DEMOCRACY REBELLION: Coming to PBS in January

Americans may be divided over impeachment and the next election but they are united on one thing – strong majorities of Democrats, Independents and Republicans want political reforms that will restore a government that works for average Americans and not wealthy special interests. Polls confirm that, but what many Americans don’t know is that citizen… Read more

A Voting Rights Victory in the House

Back in June, we reflected on how the Supreme Court’s 2013 ruling in Shelby County v. Holder rolled back key parts of the 1965 Voting Rights Act and led to rampant voter suppression. Now the House of Representatives has taken a major step towards restoring voting rights protections. On Friday, the House of Representatives voted 228-187 to… Read more

This November: Join the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition Bus Tour!

The Stamp Stampede invites you to join us in our support for the Florida Rights Restoration Coalition, starting with their statewide bus tour that kicks off on Saturday, Nov. 2 and runs until Sunday, Nov. 24. Together we have an opportunity to have a profound impact on the future of Florida, this country and the… Read more

A Voting Rights Victory in Florida!

Big news out of Florida! A federal judge has ruled that Florida cannot prevent the state’s 1.4 million returning citizens from voting, even if they have unpaid fines and fees. Florida voters overwhelmingly passed an amendment during the November 2018 election to restore voting rights to most citizens with felony convictions who have served their… Read more

Move to Expand: The Renewed Fight for Voting Rights

Voter suppression has long been part of our election system. Despite our best efforts to fix it, there always seem to be strategies in place (gerrymandering, strict voter ID laws, or polling place closures, etc.) to keep people from practicing their right to vote. Part of this recent wave of disenfranchisement comes as a result… Read more