IdeaLog

How to turn abortion into a wedge issue

Posted on June 29, 2022

Pundits and optimists believe the abortion issue will energize Democrats in upcoming elections. Well, it should. But it’s not going to happen without a lot of legwork from progressives at the state and local...

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Who’s persuadable in 2022?

Posted on June 15, 2022

When we talk about message framing, we’re aiming at a fairly narrow target because most Americans, both on the right and left, are not persuadable. Who is persuadable and what do they need to...

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How to talk about gun policy

Posted on June 1, 2022

In just two weeks, we have seen two massacres where 31 innocent people were killed by gunmen who were both male, 18-years-old, and using AR-15 assault weapons. It’s time to stand up and speak...

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PLI Bulletin

Abortion Unknowns, Mass Transit, Digital Ads and More

Posted on June 29, 2022

Community Schools Resolution: This resolution promotes community schools in order to improve student achievement by providing services and programs that address out-of-school barriers to learning. The Community Schools Resolution can be adjusted to apply to states,...

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Who’s Persuadable, Firearm Arsenals, Cybersecurity Grants and More

Posted on June 15, 2022

Firearms Arsenal Disclosure Act: Hundreds of thousands of people own huge arsenals of firearms without any disclosure or regulation. The Firearms Arsenal Disclosure Act requires individuals to disclose to law enforcement when they personally own an...

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Gun Policy, Voter Suppression, Police Reform and More

Posted on June 1, 2022

Salary History Anti-Discrimination Act: Both cities and states are banning employers from requesting a prospective employee’s salary history. The reason is that salary history unjustifiably perpetuates wage discrimination, most often against women and people...

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In the News

PLI President Gloria Totten in the New York Times

Posted on December 1, 2021

Where the Pro-Choice Movement Went Wrong, New York Times, December 1 …Having lost at the Supreme Court, anti-abortion organizations set out to restrict abortion in cities and states. By the late 1970s, the leading...

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The Lily features the Playbook for Abortion Rights

Posted on October 21, 2021

The Lily, published by The Washington Post, ran a story headlined “Lawmakers are racing to mimic the Texas abortion law in their own states” which includes PLI’s Playbook for Abortion Rights. That section of...

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New York enacts a PLI model

Posted on October 13, 2021

New York Governor Kathy Hochul recently signed legislation (S.343-A/A.3412-A) classifying certain threats to report a person’s immigration status as extortion or coercion under New York law. As acknowledged in the Governor’s statement about the...

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