Category Archives: Law & Justice

Meet & Greet with Justice Charlie Wiggins

A meet and greet will be held on August 3 in Anacortes to support Justice Charlie Wiggins, who is running to be reelected to to the Washington State Supreme Court, ...

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Tiffani McCoy, Field Director of I-735, a WAMend Campaign

Tiffani McCoy, Field Director of I-735, a WAMend Campaign July 12, 2016 Interview by Ken Winkes: Tiffani explains what initiative 735 is and why Citizens United needs to be overturned. ...

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Washington Democrats Laud Supreme Court Ruling Upholding Women’s Right to Choose

On June 27, the Supreme Court issued a ruling in Whole Woman’s  Health v. Hellerstedt that a Texas law restricting women’s access to safe, legal abortion care is unconstitutional. Whole ...

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House Sit-in Draws Attention to Inaction on Gun Violence Prevention

All eight Democrats in Washington state’s congressional delegation were among dozens of House and Senate Democrats who staged a sit-in on the House floor on Wednesday to demand a vote ...

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“Enough is Enough” — Congressman Larsen Responds to Orlando Shooting:

The shooting in Orlando broke my heart. During a month dedicated to celebrating the LGBTQ community a gay night club was viciously attacked — leaving 49 people dead and 50 others wounded. ...

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March Is Women’s History Month

Women’s History Month had its origins as a national celebration in 1981 when Congress passed Pub. L. 97-28 which authorized and requested the President to proclaim the week beginning March ...

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Governor Inslee Appoints Laura Riquelme to Skagit County Superior Court

Gov. Jay Inslee today appointed Laura M. Riquelme to the Skagit County Superior Court. Riquelme works for the Skagit County Public Defender’s Office where she has served as senior deputy ...

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Patty Murray: Our Daughters and Granddaughters Should Have Stronger Rights and More Opportunity

“Politicians have no business interfering in a woman’s most personal health care decisions.” Today, Senator Patty Murray (D-WA), the top Democrat on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions (HELP) ...

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“Republican leaders aren’t objecting to a person—they are objecting to the President being allowed to do his job.” Today, Senator ...

Senator Murray Calls on Extreme Conservatives to #StopTheSham

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President Obama on Supreme Court Nomination: “A Responsibility I Take Seriously”

US President Barack Obama shared his thoughts on what he is looking for in a Supreme Court nominee on the SCOTUSblog: “The Constitution vests in the President the power to ...

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