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Ban assault weapons. Every last damn one of them. The answer is staring us in the face.

Editor’s note:  also read: https://www.charlottedems.com/what-connects-americas-mass-shootings-easy-access-to-guns/ By John Micek, Florida Phoenix, March 28, 2021 Where do we go next? What do we do now? Those are the questions I found myself asking after I spoke to a panel of gun violence reduction activists this week. It was two nights after the murders in Boulder, a week after the

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Women's Rights

Attention women! An important health care message.

“Decades of progress made to ensure health care for you, your family, and all Americans will be wiped out if Donald Trump is elected again in November.” The chair of the Charlotte County Democratic Executive Committee has recorded an important message to you. Please view it here.  

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Events

Attend this webinar on Florida disinformation and extremist activity

Join the Florida Indivisible Network when they host the Southern Poverty Law Center for a timely discussion of what we can do to recognize mis/disinformation campaigns and extremist groups, and what steps we can take to mitigate these threats to Florida. When: July 8, Thursday at 7pm eastern Sign-up here:  https://www.mobilize.us/indivisiblefloridanetwork/event/386014/ In an effort to keep

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Call to Action

Attend this Charlotte County housing development meeting

Many DEC members are concerned about overdevelopment in our county.  Here’s the info: WHAT:     Housing Development Public Meeting WHEN:    April 26, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. WHERE:  Charlotte County Administration Center Commission Chambers, Room 119 1st Floor, Bldg. A 18500 Murdock Circle, Port Charlotte

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Events

Attend the next Englewood Democratic Club meeting on Jan 26th

On  Wednesday January 26, 2022 at 5:30 PM, we invite you to attend via Zoom our Englewood Democratic Club meeting of like-minded, energetic, well-informed, fun-loving, dedicated Democrats. Signup: https://www.mobilize.us/sarasotacountydec/event/436996/ Democracy One Vote at a Time This meeting features Kindra Muntz, President of Sarasota Alliance for Fair Elections, as our speaker.  Kindra will speak about the

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Charlotte County Democrats

Attend the Englewood Democratic Club meeting on Sept 22nd at 5:30 pm

The Englewood Democratic Club invites you to our monthly meeting via Zoom on Sept. 22 at 5:30 pm. All members and friends are welcome. We have two guest speakers from the Englewood Water District (EWD): Sidney Crampton, Chair of the Board of Supervisors, and Ray Burroughs, Administrative Manager. The title is “Water: What is it

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Charlotte County Democrats

Attend our Oct 9th Charlotte County Democratic Fundraiser. Bid now on 18 great Silent Auction prizes!

We are conducting a virtual Silent Auction, with eighteen valuable prizes.  Items include restaurant gift cards, hosted dinner parties, rounds of golf, wine packages, a spa experience, an offshore fishing trip, and much more.  This silent auction will close at 4 PM on Saturday, October 9th.  The lucky winners will be announced later that evening

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Charlotte County Democratic Club

Attend our ice cream and pie social on Saturday, April 23 at 1 pm

Come join the Charlotte County Democratic Club and the Charlotte County Democratic Women’s Club for an afternoon of ice cream, pie, games, silent auctions, and fun on Saturday, April 23, beginning at 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at the Democratic Club located at 3596 Tamiami Trail in the Sunnydell Plaza in Port Charlotte.

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Events

Attend our Blue Gala fundraiser virtual event

While we wish we could be together for our 2020 Blue Gala “No Regrets” fundraiser, we are thrilled we can join together virtually on Saturday, September 19th from 6:00 to 7:30 PM. This election is a battle for the soul of America and the state of Florida, a critical swing state that will make a

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Florida Legislation

Attacking the voting rights of soldiers, seniors and working parents

Editor’s Note:  Read an excellent OpEd on this topic by Carl Hiaasen, Miami Herald columnist,  here.  On February 19th,  Florida House Speaker Chris Sprowls and Senate President Wilton Simpson had  issued the following joint statement on Governor DeSantis’ election integrity proposal:  “We join the Governor in his efforts to continue to make Florida the national

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Opinion

Attack of the right-wing thought police

By Paul Krugman, New York Times Opinion Columnist,  Jan. 24, 2022. Americans like to think of their nation as a beacon of freedom. And despite all the ways in which we have failed to live up to our self-image, above all the vast injustices that sprang from the original sin of slavery, freedom — not just

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