The Friday Five — October 4, 2013

Published:  Oct 04, 2013

The Atlas Project political team combs through the news every day to bring the latest relevant headlines to progressive activists in the field. Now, we bring you five stories that may have flown under your radar this week.

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Wendy Davis: Good for Texas, Good for Democrats

Published:  Oct 03, 2013

State Senator Wendy Davis has officially announced she will seek Texas’ governorship, an office Democrats have not held since 1994. Davis faces a difficult path to victory, but regardless of the outcome, Davis’ candidacy will benefit Democrats both nationally and in the Lone Star State.

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The ABCs of ABQ’s 20-Week Abortion Ban

Published:  Oct 02, 2013

On November 19, Albuquerque voters could make history as the first city or town in the U.S. to pass a 20-week abortion ban on a municipal ballot. This isn’t progressives’ first outing when it comes to confronting ballot measures impacting women’s healthcare or efforts to adopt 20-week abortion bans, but the combination of the two is what makes the situation in Albuquerque unique. Here's what you need to know about this and other similar attempts to restrict choice.

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Redistricting Battles to Watch 2013 – Update

Published:  Oct 01, 2013

by Joshua Diamond

While most states have completed their redistricting process, several states still have open redistricting challenges including those impacted by the Supreme Court's ruling on Shelby County v. Holder

 

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The Friday Five — September 27, 2013

Published:  Sep 27, 2013

The Atlas Project political team combs through the news every day to bring the latest relevant headlines to progressive activists in the field. Now, we bring you five stories that may have flown under your radar this week.    

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