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Bill Kaplan: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s betrayal

Bill Kaplan: U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson’s betrayal

[caption id="attachment_11045" align="alignright" width="349"] Photo by: Gage Skidmore; CC-BY-SA-2.0[/caption] Article VI of the Constitution specifies that members of Congress (and state legislators) “shall be bound by Oath or Affirmation, to support this Constitution … .” Moreover, Wisconsin GOP Senator Ron Johnson took the following oath of office: “I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will … faithfully discharge the duties of the office on which I am about to enter: So help me God.” Senator Johnson has betrayed his oath by undermining the 2020 presidential election. Despite more than 60 state and federal courts rejecting election challenges, Johnson persists in alleging “irregularities.” Worse, despite 5 deaths, including 1 police officer, more than…


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Friday, May 7th  State Budget Update: Take Action! Thursday, 12 Republicans on the Joint Finance Committee in the Wisconsin State Legislature voted to remove 280 publicly popular ideas in Gov. Evers Badger Bounce back budget, including Badgercare expansion, marijuana legalization, Prescription drug affordability Board, and many others. This is not the end! Every state legislator […]Friday, April 30th Renew the Promise. Pass The PRO-ACT. We have one of the best opportunities since the New Deal to restore the right to organize. Passing the PRO Act is one of the most important things we can do to advance a bold progressive agenda on everything we care about, from health care to racial […]Friday, April 23rd Citizen Action Praises Chauvin Guilty Verdict: Calls for Transformational Reform of the Entire System Citizen Action of Wisconsin praises this week’s the murder conviction of George Floyd’s killer, former Minneapolis Police officer Derrick Chauvin, and calls for the structural reforms needed to end the police assault on Black lives. “This murder conviction […]
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Citizen Action Organizing Cooperative of North Central WI

Citizen Action Organizing Cooperative of North Central WI

Our method is simple: Create an Organizing Cooperative, a membership organization YOU own, and hire a professional organizer that will work to unify and strengthen the power of concerned citizens, progressive allies and groups across Wisconsin to make social change! This is your Organizing Cooperative, you own it. You direct it. What do you want to change in your community? What should we organize for next? North Central Organizing Co-op members have…

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Give each generation the education they need to succeed in an ever-changing world. Guarantee and fund a world class education for everyone from preschool through college.

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