How Do We Respond to the Overturn of the Constitutional Right to Abortion

If you are among the 64% of American adults who believe that abortion should be legal in all or most circumstances, yesterday’s six-to-three decision by the U.S. Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade after fifty years of legal precedent was devastating. Choosing to have a legal abortion has never been easy, and most women considerContinue reading “How Do We Respond to the Overturn of the Constitutional Right to Abortion”

Progressive. Pride. Poughkeepsie.

On June 11, some members of our DDWC Leadership Committee did community outreach at the 2022 PKGO Pride Parade & Festival at Waryas Park in Poughkeepsie to celebrate and recognize members of our local LGBTQIA community. We talked to attendees about why Democrats are the party of inclusion and the importance of getting involved withContinue reading “Progressive. Pride. Poughkeepsie.”

“All Politics is Local” – Register today for our Annual Meeting

Please join us Wednesday, April 20th at 6:30 pm With Politics is Local as a theme, we invite you to participate in a discussion with Dutchess County Minority Leader Yvette Valdés Smith about the role of women in local politics, a review of recent developments in Dutchess county, and learn more about where the county is headed. YvetteContinue reading ““All Politics is Local” – Register today for our Annual Meeting”

Say No to Book Bans in Dutchess County

A recent lawsuit challenging Oklahoma’s new law restricting the teaching of critical race theory alleges that the approved reading list only allows books by white authors. And a recent analysis of the 850 books Texas lawmakers want banned revealed that 62% feature LGBTQ+ characters or situations.