Stand Up America

Stand Up America is a progressive advocacy organization with over two million community members across the country. Focused on grassroots advocacy to strengthen our democracy and oppose Trump’s corrupt agenda, Stand Up America has driven over 600,000 phone calls to Congress and mobilized tens of thousands of protestors across the country.

Releases by this organization

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Friday, May 07, 2021
Stand Up America Blasts Texas GOP After Sweeping Anti-Voter Legislation Passes TX House
After the Texas House of Representatives passed SB7 in the dead of night, anti-voter legislation that will make it harder for voters across Texas to cast their ballots, Stand Up America Managing Director Christina Harvey issued the following statement: “Every day the Republican Party is working to...
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Monday, April 26, 2021
Congress Must Pass S. 1 to Stop Partisan Gerrymandering
After the U.S. Census Bureau announced preliminary data about congressional district apportionment today, Stand Up America Managing Director Christina Harvey released the following statement: “As we kick off this very first step in drawing new district lines, it’s important to remind legislators...
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Thursday, April 22, 2021
Stand Up America Urges Senate to Pass D.C. Statehood Bill, Celebrates Passage in the House
After the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 51, the Washington, D.C. Admission Act, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement: “All of our citizens should be afforded the same rights, regardless of where they live or the color of their skin. Yet,...
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Wednesday, April 21, 2021
Stand Up America Celebrates New York Assembly Passing Voting Rights Restoration Bill
After both chambers of the New York State Legislature passed S.830 // A4448 , a bill permanently restoring voting rights to 43,000 returning citizens, Stand Up America issued the following statement: “Outdated, racist voter suppression laws that disenfranchise the formerly incarcerated have no...
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Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Following Senate Hearing On Voting Rights, Stand Up America Urges Swift Passage of Voting Rights Legislation Through Congress
Today, following the Senate Judiciary Committee’s hearing on the latest assaults on Americans’ voting rights, Stand Up America Deputy Political Director Reggie Thedford released the following statement: “Every American—no matter our race or our zip code—should be able to exercise our constitutional...
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Thursday, April 15, 2021
Sen. Markey, Rep. Jones Join Progressive Groups in Urging Congress to Expand the Supreme Court
Earlier today, following the announcement that Democratic lawmakers have introduced the Judiciary Act of 2021 to expand the United States Supreme Court by adding four seats to the bench, members of the Unrig the Courts coalition joined Senator Ed Markey (D-MA) and Congressman Mondaire Jones (D-NY)...
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Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Stand Up America Celebrates Continued Momentum for D.C. Statehood After H.R. 51 Passes Oversight Committee
After the House Oversight Committee advanced H.R. 51 today, the bill that would ensure statehood for the District of Columbia, Stand Up America Founder and President Sean Eldridge released the following statement: “Today, the more than 700,000 residents of the District of Columbia moved one step...
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Monday, April 12, 2021
Voting Rights Groups Across the Country Condemn State-Level Voter Suppression, Urge Senate Passage of For the People Act
Earlier today, Stand Up America and End Citizens United // Let America Vote Action Fund joined All Voting Is Local Action and MOVE Texas to respond to the onslaught of voter suppression legislation in states across the country and to call on the U.S. Senate to pass the For the People Act to ensure...
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Thursday, April 01, 2021
Stand Up America Blasts Texas GOP After SB7 Passes Texas Senate
After the passage of SB7 through the Texas State Senate, Stand Up America Political Director Brett Edkins issued the following statement: “This shameful attack on the right to vote is a disgusting display of partisanship from Texas Republicans. It’s clear that the Republican Party believes the only...
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Thursday, March 25, 2021
Stand Up America Condemns Texas GOP’s Effort to Suppress Vote With Senate Bill 7
After the introduction of Senate Bill 7 in the Texas State Senate, Stand Up America Political Director Brett Edkins released the following statement: “Texas’ shameful history of racist voter suppression continues to threaten the rights of hundreds of thousands of Texans today—a disproportionate...
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