Defend Our Democracy with a Citizens’ Firewall
Experts and analysts on both sides of the election have predicted a protracted period of vote counting, civic turmoil, and protests in response to what may prove to be the biggest election in American History
With record numbers of early votes being cast, states are scrambling to assemble enough warm bodies to count them. The delay in getting the results of the Presidential election is expected to ignite a fire storm of protests and counter-protests across the country.
The path to a peaceful outcome of the 2020 Presidential Election is a citizens firewall to protect the integrity of our democracy from the heat and smoke of partisan forces trying to sway the results in their favor.
in this podcast, we convene a plenary of citizen activists who are committed to a safe and just outcome to the election, whoever is the lawful winner.
You will hear from:
- The Executive Director of Defending Rights and Dissent Sue Udry,
- Director of the program on nonviolent action at the U.S. Institute of Peace Maria Stephan,
- Mourning into Unity‘s Amy Sommers and Mary Claude Foster, and
- The voter protection organization Lawyers and Collars‘ the Rev. Jim Wallis