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On January 6, 2021, 147 Members of Congress incited an insurrection

Accountability for the members of Congress and the right-wing media that contributed to fomenting the Capitol riot is critical to the preservation of our democracy.

CORPORATE CAMPAIGN CONTRIBUTIONS

We are actively gaining commitments from corporate campaign contributors that they will not make contributions to the 147 members of Congress that voted to overturn the election. Public pressure, high visibility and grassroots communications will be critical to ensure they maintain their commitments.

REMOVAL OF COUP PLOTTERS

There must be accountability for those in government that participated in the incitement of the attempted Capitol coup. Our  communications strategy is focused on reaching the constituents of these members of Congress to explain their anti-democratic actions and urge their defeat at the ballot box.

Pressure Advertisers to Move Away from Right-wing Media

We’re exposing advertisers on Fox News, NewsMax, OAN and other right-wing media organizations and exerting pressure on them to cease ads and discouraging potential advertisers from supporting news outlets that pedal in lies and distortion.

Transparency and Accountability

Transparency and accountability for the inciters of the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is critical to ensure our democracy remains intact. Consequences must be brought to bear on those responsible and support provided to entities working to support our democratic principles and oppose authoritarianism. This includes political office holders inciting the insurrection, the participants themselves, organizations  making campaign contributions to candidates, and advertisers on right-wing media.

The Big Lie

Peaceful transitions of presidential power have been the hallmark of our elections since our nation was founded almost 250 years ago. Until the 2020 election, during which the Trump Administration and Congressional allies perpetuatuated a complete myth that the election was fraudulent and stolen. Despite 63 court decisions and Trump’s own DOJ claiming this was not the case.

Corporate Campaign Contributions

NO $ TO OBJECTORS

These companies have announced their intention NOT to provide political contributions to any of the 147 objectors that attempted to overturn the 2020 presidential election. They are supporters of democracy and deserve our thanks and appreciation.

NO $ TO ALL CANDIDATES

These companies have announced their intention to cease contributions to all candidates for varying amounts of time. This doesn’t cut it. It penalizes the campaigns of all candidates and makes no distinction among those supporting and opposing democratic principles. 

NO COMMITMENT

These companies are unwilling to make ANY commitment to revise their political spending based upon the actions of the Members of Congress supporting the insurrection. We must demand that they declare their intentions not to support inciters of the coup attempt.

INVOLVEMENT IN AN INSURRECTION REQUIRES REMOVAL

Transparency and accountability for the inciters of the January 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol is critical to ensure our democracy remains intact. Consequences must be brought to bear on those responsible and support provided to entities working to support our democratic principles and oppose authoritarianism. This includes political office holders inciting the insurrection, the participants themselves, organizations making campaign contributions to candidates, and advertisers on right-wing media.

Fourteenth Amendment
Section 3

No Person shall be a Senator or Representative in Congress, or elector of President and Vice-President, or hold any office, civil or military, under the United States, or under any State, who, having previously taken an oath, as a member of Congress, or as an officer of the United States, or as a member of any State legislature, or as an executive or judicial officer of any State, to support the Constitution of the United States, shall have engaged in insurrection or rebellion against the same, or given aid or comfort to the enemies thereof. But Congress may by a vote of two-thirds of each House, remove such disability.

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