Women for Biden: Daily Digest, September 16

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48 Days Until Election Day

IN THE NEWS

Scientific American favors Biden in first-ever presidential endorsement

The magazine has never endorsed a presidential candidate in the magazine’s 175-year history but felt this time was different and warranted a statement saying, “the evidence and the science show that Donald Trump has basically damaged the United States and its people because he rejects evidence and science.”

LINK: https://www.pbs.org/newshour/politics/scientific-american-favors-biden-in-first-ever-presidential-endorsement l 

Reports of forced hysterectomies at Georgia ICE facility stir dark memories for some

Democrats say they will investigate allegations made by a whistleblower nurse that Irwin County Detention Center has performed questionable hysterectomies on immigrants, bringing light to the dark history of forced sterilizations in the United States.

LINK: https://www.macon.com/news/state/georgia/article245747515.html 

Trump’s ABC News town hall: Fact-checking the president’s answers

The president answered questions about the pandemic, racial justice, masks, and the economy from uncommitted voters on Tuesday night during a town hall in Pennsylvania. 

LINK: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/trumps-abc-news-town-hall-fact-checking-presidents/story?id=73030890

Biden woos Puerto Ricans in Florida — and gives new hope to state Democrats

The battleground state’s complex Hispanic electorate makes up 17 percent of all registered voters but following the visit and Biden unveiling a plan for Puerto Rico, Florida Democrats are growing more confident of the party’s chances with Hispanic voters as Election Day approaches.

LINK: https://www.politico.com/states/florida/story/2020/09/15/biden-woos-puerto-ricans-in-florida-and-gives-new-hope-to-state-democrats-1317061 

Global views of U.S. plunge to new lows amid pandemic, poll finds

International affairs analysts say it may be difficult to repair the damage to the United States’ standing overseas, especially if Trump is reelected.

LINK: https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/2020/09/15/global-views-united-states-trump-coronavirus-pew-poll/ 


WEDNESDAY

SURGE: Watch Party with Alyssa Milano 7:00-10:00 p.m. (EST)

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Join executive producer Alyssa Milano, producers and directors Wendy Sachs and Hannah Rosenzweig, and Wendy Davis and Jana Lynne Sanchez for a virtual screening of SURGE, a new documentary about the record number of first-time female candidates who ran, won and upended politics in the historic 2018 midterm elections.

Sign up here and you will receive a zoom registration link for the watch party.

https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/322997


WisDems Women+ for Biden Harris 2020 Phonebank 6:30-8:30 (EST)

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Join Women+ for Biden Harris 2020 and the Wisconsin Democrats Voter Protection team to protect the vote in Wisconsin by phone banking to help build teams of poll observers and workers! Poll workers will open and administer the polls on election day and poll observers will be our team’s eyes and ears in polling locations across Wisconsin. As a Phone Banker, you’ll help recruit volunteers from near and far. You can do this from the comfort of your home–all you need is a phone and a computer! We will provide training and a script, so no experience necessary! Before the phone bank, you will receive a Zoom link for our phone bank.

https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/322997


Women for Biden: Millennials & Gen Z Weekly Phone Bank 8:00-9:00 (EST)

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Join young women from across the country every Wednesday night at 8pm ET for a virtual phone bank to help elect Joe Biden. We need all hands on deck to mobilize and register voters in key states ahead of November. No experience is required: Training will be provided every Wednesday at the start of the call.

Please RSVP to join us and get login information. Can’t wait to see you there!

https://www.mobilize.us/joebiden/event/308041


To ensure your vote gets counted in this most crucial election, make a plan now. Text VOTE to 30330 or go to iwillvote.com to learn about in-person early voting, mail-in ballots, and deadlines in your area.
#vote #BidenHarris2020


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