It's no secret why progressives are pushing the national popular vote. It's an obvious end run around our constitutional system of electing presidents via votes by states. One of our most precious checks and balances, the Electoral College system, ensures citizens in all states are fairly represented by the executive branch. I encourage you to listen to what our partners at Save Our States have to say on the matter.
Amb. Blackwell has been a public servant over many decades, serving in more positions than we can name here, but including Mayor of Cincinnati, Secretary of State (Ohio), U.S. Ambassador to the Human Rights Commission at the United Nations, and Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
We're hearing many states are still struggling to staff poll workers for the upcoming elections. One of the most important things we can do to defend free and fair voting is to get involved and be present when and where votes are cast.
I'm pleased to announce Jonathan Dobbs has joined the ACRU as Project Director for the Committee to Support and Defend. (CSD) Captain Dobbs served as an Active Duty Chaplain in the United States Air Force, advising leaders on spiritual, ethical, moral, morale, and religious accommodation issues within their units.