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Dawn Mann, Charlotte County Democrats Chair 2022
Charlotte County Democrats

A holiday greeting from our new Chair, Dawn Mann

Dear fellow Democrats, Hope is the antidote to despair. Hope is not blind optimism, nor is it pie-in-the-sky dreaming. Hope is a muscle that needs exercise just like any other. As our former chair Patrick Hurley used to say, “Change takes action.” As we enter the somewhat shorter and darker (after all, we do live

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Charlotte County Democrats

A message from our newly elected officer, Lorraine Moneypenny

By Lorraine Moneypenny, Vice-Chair of Operations, Charlotte County Democrats. All of us who care about democracy were inundated, in the 2022 election season, with increasingly desperate calls and texts and emails from candidates and advocacy organizations, many of them begging for money. It’s unfortunate that this is what American democracy has come to, but organizers

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Gun Violence

DeSantis backs more abortion restrictions, looser gun law

By SKYLER SWISHER, ORLANDO SENTINEL, Dec 16, 2022. ORLANDO — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis weighed in on abortion and guns Thursday, signaling he’s ready to sign legislation on those hot-button issues next year but offering no firm details. DeSantis said he would sign more anti-abortion legislation when asked if he supported a “heartbeat bill” that

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