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ISSUES AND PLATFORM

  1. Empowering women and women’s rights. Including a woman’s right to make decisions about her own body without government interferance. Equal pay for equal work.

  2. Elimination of racism in all ways and in all things.

  3. Guaranteeing rights for minorities, people with disabilities, women, LGBTQIA and all Americans.

  4. Strong Unions. Ending of right to work laws. Strengthening worker’s rights to organize.

  5. Affordable, accessible healthcare that includes people with pre-existing conditions.

  6. Gun Safety legislation that protects our children, our lives and our rights.

  7. Smart environmental policies that confront current challenges and future risks, including rejoining the Paris Climate Accord.

  8. Immigration policies that protect our borders in a humane way that does not entail imprisoning children or separating them from their families.

  9. Defending our borders, our ideals, and our institutions.

  10. Supporting our veterans and military families.

  11. Supporting our seniors.

  12. Saving and improving Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid.

  13. Fixing our criminal justice system to eliminate systemic racism.

  14. A tax structure that helps the middle class and the poor.

  15. Raising the minimum wage.

  16. Investments in public school education at Local, State and Federal levels.

  17. Investment in infrastructure at Local, State and Federal levels.

  18. Protection and extension of the right to vote.

  19. Support of current important curltural and social movements such as “Me Too”, “Black Lives Matter” and “Times Up.”

  20. Repeal of Citizen’s United.

  21. Overturning Burwell vs. Hobby Lobby decision.

  22. A full and unfettered investigation into the Russian interference in the 2016 election.

  23. A coherent foreign policy that recognizes the impertive of the NATO Alliance, stands for democratic values globally, and upholds our responsibilities as the most powerful nation in the world.

  24. Net Neutrality.

  25. Safeguarding the free press as our fundamental first right.