Women for Biden-Harris: Daily Digest, October 12

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22 Days Until Election Day

IN THE NEWS 

Majority says wait on the SCOTUS seat; 6 in 10 favor upholding Roe: POLL

62% of registered voters say the U.S. Supreme Court should uphold Roe v. Wade as the basis of abortion law in the United States, according to a new ABC News/Washington Post poll.

LINK: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/majority-wait-scotus-seat-10-favor-upholding-roe/story?id=73528313

Trump claims he’s immune to COVID-19 and can’t spread it, but Twitter says not so fast

Twitter on Sunday flagged a tweet by Trump in which he claimed he was immune to the coronavirus, saying it violated the social media platform’s rules about misleading information related to COVID-19. The president continues to disregard the science and willingly spread disinformation putting Americans at risk.

We have 22 days. FOCUS.

LINK: https://www.cbsnews.com/news/trump-claim-covid-19-immunity-transmission-twitter-flag-tweet/  

Des Moines mayor says he’s worried about coronavirus spread at Trump rally

Trump has instructed his aides to put him out on the campaign trail every day between now and the election, a schedule some of his advisers are concerned will be debilitating as he recovers from the virus.

LINK: https://thehill.com/homenews/state-watch/520570-des-moines-mayor-says-hes-worried-about-coronavirus-spread-at-trump l 

California GOP Accused of Setting Up Fake Official Ballot Drop-Off Boxes Across State

“Operating unofficial ballot drop boxes—especially those misrepresented as official drop boxes—is not just misleading to voters, it’s a violation of state law,” said California Secretary of State, Alex Padilla.

Make a voting plan. 22 days. IWillVote.com

LINK: https://www.newsweek.com/california-gop-fake-official-ballot-boxes-1538221

Farmer Cultivates A Following After Carving Biden-Harris Message Into His Soybean Field

The Iowan and lifelong Democrat told local news that the messages were the first time he had used his fields to share his political views. He said he wanted to encourage everyone to get out and vote. Recent polls show President Donald Trump leading Biden in Iowa but the state is now suffering from a spike in COVID-19 cases, which could impact voter sentiment.

LINK: https://www.huffpost.com/entry/peter-larson-north-dakota-farm-political-message_n_5f83e2dcc5b62f97bac4aefe

Fauci says he didn’t give permission to be used in Trump campaign ad

“In my nearly five decades of public service, I have never publicly endorsed any political candidate,” Fauci said in the statement. Despite Fauci’s objections, officials from the Trump campaign say they plan to continue to air the ad.

LINK: https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/fauci-give-permission-trump-campaign-ad/story?id=73553484

 
COLUMN: Ira Winderman – NBA’s bubble basketball lessons should endure beyond Finals

Following the Lakers’ championship win, the lessons from the very reason that the NBA bubble was created, including social distancing, mask safety, isolation, rapid testing, and basic hygiene prove the science and that community and discipline can effectively combat the coronavirus pandemic.

LINK: https://news.yahoo.com/ira-winderman-nbas-bubble-basketball-093000456.html 


MONDAY

Kids First: A Conversation w/Jennifer Garner & Mark Shriver

Join us for a virtual roadshow with Jennifer Garner and Mark Kennedy Shriver on early childhood policy, families, and faith! Jennifer and Mark will be hosting the following state-specific conversations throughout September and October:

Nebraska – Monday, 10/12, 8pm ET

Ohio – Tuesday, 10/13, 8pm ET

Georgia – Wednesday, 10/14, 7pm ET

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Weekly Phone Banks

https://joe.link/wfb


VOTER PROTECTION HOTLINE

https://go.joebiden.com/page/s/Voter-Protection-National-Hotline


Posting photos of your completed ballot could disqualify your vote. While the laws vary by state, the stakes are too high this year to take the risk. Sing it from the rooftops but leave the photos off your timeline!

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