Show Up to End Gun Violence

Mothers United Against Violence has been on the front lines of the fight against gun violence for a decade. Show up to MUAV's annual march and rally to support this important community organization, and continue the fight against gun violence.

Action: Ask Blumenthal to Demand a Nunes Investigation

Indivisbles, we have a chance to make an impact on the Russia investigation. How? Demand that the Democratic members of the Senate Judicial Committee formally request that the Justice Department investigate Devin Nunes for potential obstruction of Justice in the Russia investigation. (Thanks to Santa Cruz Indivisible for doing the leg work on this, and reaching out!) Senator Blumenthal: …

Hey Chuck Grassley, Here’s How Real People Spend Their Money

Remember a couple of weeks ago, when Senator Chuck Grassley suggested the #TrumpTaxScam would give money back to people who invest it instead of spending it on booze and women and movies? (Put the sexism aside for a minute, spending your money on booze and movies is called "participating in the economy.") Well, we decided …

Net Neutrality: Why It Matters & What You Can Do

The FCC has announced its plans to roll back Net Neutrality. If you can read this post right now, this issue impacts you. And to add insult to injury, FCC Chairman Ajit Pai is hoping you won't notice while you're busy with Thanksgiving travel. But I'll let John Oliver explain: Here are a few key …

Tax Reform, Housing Policy, & Race

You're probably hearing a lot about tax reform right now. You're hearing about tax cuts for the middle class from the GOP, and if you're paying enough attention, you're also hearing about some changes to the tax code that will cancel those out. For our purposes, we'll be talking specifically about the implications of the …

Interstate Health Insurance Sales: Myth vs. Reality

The National Association of Insurance Commissioners, and The Center for Insurance Policy and Research weigh in on the idea of selling health insurance policies across state lines. Check out what these organizations have to say: Some have suggested that allowing interstate sales of health insurance policies will make coverage more affordable and available. In reality, …

IndivisibleCT and Allies Urge DNC to Stand by Pro-Choice Values

Don’t Abandon the Women Who Put You in Office Hartford, October 11, 2017 – The 2016 Democratic platform called for an end to the Hyde Amendment—which restricts federal funding for abortion in the U.S.—and the Helms Amendment—which restricts federal aid funding for abortion abroad. Yet, somehow, the DNC now finds itself supporting pro-life Democratic candidates …

Act to Save Healthcare at the State Level

While we were fighting to save the ACA, a health care disaster was coming to our state: The state budget proposals (both democratic and republican) make MASSIVE, immoral cuts to state medicaid programs. ** 77,500 CT residents will lose ALL medicaid, entirely **and many MORE people will lose all medicaid except for coverage of their …