Defending Civil Rights

Secretary of State Gray announced a proposed a new regulation tied to Wyoming’s Voter Photo ID law. If this regulation goes into place, your residency MUST match your already required photo identification, or you will be asked to provide proof of residency. The proposed regulation has the possibility to disenfranchise thousands of Wyoming college students, and transient workers who do not have matching residencies on…

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Wyoming Rising would like to keep our subscribers up to date on the following issues for our state! Wyoming Corporations Committee to meet on 8/24 and 8/25 The Wyoming Corporations committee will meet this week and take up bills that will affect our Wyoming democracy. 24LSO-0093 Political expenditures would call for the US congress to pass an amendment to the Constitution requiring the identification of…

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Civil liberties are an issue of advocacy for Wyoming Rising, a local 501(c)4 nonprofit organization. Immigration and non-citizen workers are a major component of civil liberties in our nation. Immigration always makes it to the top priority in political party platforms and policy discussions. With climate extremes becoming more commonplace throughout the world (droughts, huge destructive storms, floods, etc.) and violence and oppression occurring in…

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Have you seen Heineken’s latest spot on your social media feeds under superlative headlines, the clapping-hands emoji or the single comment: “THIS”? Its new Worlds Apart campaign partners a feminist with a member of the “new right”; a climate change denier with an environmental activist; and a transgender woman with a transgender – er, denier to ask if there is “more that unites us than…

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