After the 2016 election, millions of progressives came together in the Stand Up America community to protect our democracy and resist the dangerous policies of the Trump Administration. But Trump is a symptom of the corruption and racism that exists in our political system -- not the root cause, and defeating him was not enough to pass a progressive agenda and build a more representative democracy. It was just the first step.
Senate Republicans may be in the minority now, but they are using the same antiquated procedural trick to block any bill they don’t like—the filibuster. The filibuster—a Jim Crow relic—has no place in our democracy. We must get rid of it to protect our freedom to vote and pave the way for progressive reforms like climate action and gun safety. Send an email to your senators to help abolish it now: