Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization

The Democratic Freedom Caucus is deeply alarmed by the absence of effective protections for reproductive rights following the Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Gender equality has always been a central battleground in this country’s struggle for freedom; as Abigail Adams reminded John Adams before the First Continental Congress in 1776…

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DFC Endorses Alanna Hartzok for Congress

The Democratic Freedom Caucus (DFC) National Committee has endorsed Alanna Hartzok for Congress, 9th district, Pennsylvania. Hartzok’s campaign platform is compatible with the DFC’s - especially her stands on economic issues, where her views are for an alternative to the usual left and right. She recognizes that, for a healthy economy, with job creation and alleviation of poverty, it’s essential…

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DFC Endorses Jim Wildoner for County Council

The Democratic Freedom Caucus (DFC) National Committee  has endorsed Jim Wildoner for County Council, District 3, Prince George’s County, Maryland. On Wildoner’s campaign website it says: “Jim has adopted  the DEMOCRATIC FREEDOM CAUCUS platform (www.democraticfreedomcaucus.org) because it generally states his political views on promoting social justice, individual liberty, constitutional democracy and fiscal responsibility.” Wildoner has previously served as a Council…

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DFC Endorses W. Lane Startin for Idaho State Treasurer

The Democratic Freedom Caucus (DFC) National Committee   has endorsed W. Lane Startin for Idaho State Treasurer. Startin points out that what the incumbent state  treasurer did with “mortgage-backed securities” was  “irresponsible. A state treasury is not a hedge fund.   Investments should be in low-risk vehicles, especially  those with guaranteed rates of return.” “In 2006, Idaho raised its sales taxes…

Why Senator Lugar Was Turned Out

In Matt Welch’s CNN article about why Republican Senator Lugar lost his re-election bid in the primary, Welch points out that Lugar’s “moderation” contributed to bailouts, the  so-falled stimulus, and a worsening economy. Welch also suggests that Democrats should consider using their own primary elections to toss out incumbents “for supporting the drug war, Patriot…

California Tax Reform Initiative

The Democratic Freedom Caucus is pleased to see an initiative in California entitled, “The California Tax Reform Initiative” which is being promoted by Prosper California. The initiative is now in circulation for the purpose of obtaining sufficient signatures of registered voters to qualify for the ballot next November (Secretary of State initiative #1413, A.G. File…

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DFC Endorses Mike Bozarth

The Democratic Freedom Caucus (DFC) endorses Democratic candidate Mike Bozarth for re-election in 2010 to the city council of St. Joseph, Missouri (population 71,900), representing the Third District. Mike Bozarth advocates practical economic views that are fiscally responsible, and supports personal liberty issues. He reaches across the aisle and works in a constructive manner with…

Richardson Nomination for Secretary of Commerce

The Democratic Freedom Caucus congratulates Governor Bill Richardson in being nominated for the Secretary of Commerce. Although we favored Governor Bill Richardson to be Secretary of State his selection for Secretary of Commerce will afford him the opportunity to influence policy in a direction of a more level playing field in the economy, including cutting…