Video shows Andrew Brown Jr’s “execution” by cops, family says

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Family of Andrew Brown Jr. views redacted policy bodycam footage for first time, calls killing an execution

Calls continued to grow for the full release of the fatal police shooting footage, which has been tied up in court since the incident occured last Wednesday.


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VIDEO OF THE DAY: Fox News host admits he lied about Biden “scandal” live on air

Who needs facts when you can hysterically fear monger about phantom scandals like beef rationing and compulsory plant-based diets?

Take Action: Tell Republicans to STOP standing in the way of saving the planet from climate devastation!



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Republicans HUMILIATE themselves while opposing DC statehood

No Lie with Brian Tyler Cohen: This is beyond parody.


US population growth slows, census figures signal gains in House for Republicans
In total, seven House seats will shift affecting 13 states. Colorado, Florida, Montana, North Carolina, and Oregon will each gain one seat, while Texas will add two. California, Illinois, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia will each lose one seat.

Take Action: Add your name to tell the Senate to join the House in voting to make DC the 51st state!


Justice Department announces investigation into the Louisville Police Department
Attorney General Merrick Garland announced a DOJ investigation into the practices of the Louisville Police Department a little over a year after officers with the department shot and killed Breonna Taylor in her own home during a botched raid.

Take Action: Add your name to tell the Senate to join the House in passing the NO BAN act to stop future racist bans like Trump’s disgraceful Muslim ban!


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Florida GOP tightens restrictions on mail-in voting and drop boxes

Not to be outdone by their neighbors to the north, Republicans in Florida are advancing restrictions on voting access that closely mirror those in Georgia.


Tucker Carlson equates kids wearing masks to child abuse, tells viewers to report parents following CDC guidelines
Fox News’s favorite white nationalist is openly encouraging his flock to confront people wearing masks in public and report them to authorities for child abuse. Seriously.


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Meet the group that’s poised to oust Marjorie Taylor Greene and her cronies in 2022

OD Action Partner: The wannabe founder of the KKK Caucus’s 15 minutes of fame are up. Support No Dem Left Behind in their crucial work to flip red seats like Greene’s in 2022.


Rick Santorum says “there isn’t much Native American culture in American culture”
Gee, it’s almost as if the systematic eradication of an entire continent of people had some sort of lasting, devastating effect.

Take Action: Tell President Biden and Congress to end subsidies to fossil fuel companies!


Arizona Republicans are conducting a baffling and completely secretive recount of the 2020 election
When it comes to manufacturing fake voter fraud, practice apparently makes perfect.


Oklahoma GOP governor signs near-total abortion ban into law
Oklahoma became the second state this year to enact a so-called heartbeat ban — a law barring most abortions at the onset of a fetal heartbeat, which can occur as early as six weeks into a pregnancy and before many women know they are pregnant.


Amy Coney Barrett won’t recuse herself from SCOTUS case of conservative group that spent more than $1 million supporting her nomination
Democrats heavily criticized Justice Barrett over her decision not to recuse herself from the case involving Americans for Prosperity, the conservative advocacy group backed by billionaire mega-donor Charles Koch.


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Seriously?

Yes. Seriously.

Hope…


Today’s Action: Eliminate tax breaks and legal loopholes for big oil and gas!

Each year, like a giant dirty birthday present, billions of American taxpayer dollars go straight to propping up the oil and gas industries…the companies most responsible for American contribution to climate change.

And that’s not all: these companies also benefit from loopholes and laws that allow them to skip over cleaning up the pollution they create.

So what would happen if President Biden and Congress took away those tax breaks and environmental loopholes – and instead put those billions straight into progressive climate initiatives like building green energy infrastructure and jobs? Answer: a radically game-changing and positive turnabout in the fight against climate change.

Call or email your Members of Congress and demand they eliminate tax breaks, loopholes, and preferential laws that support big oil and gas!

For decades, Republicans have blocked this essential strategy in order to protect their wealthy fossil fuel buddies at the expense of our planet’s future. The effects of their denial and excuses can be seen in wild weather changes and sinking coastal cities across the globe, including Houston, Miami, and Charleston.

We have run out of time.

Email or call (202.224.3121) your Members of Congress and urge them to eliminate subsidies and environmental loopholes for the fossil fuel industry!

PS — Please don’t forget to sign the petition to restore the consumer safety protections that Trump killed, and be sure to follow OD Action on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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