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Dec 10, 2012, 11:50 ET

Stand Up For Democracy State Wide Coalition Analysis Of Proposed Emergency Manager Replacement Law Ignores The Will Of The Voters Who Rejected Old Law

Same law, different day is proposed by right-wing leadership in Lansing The organizers of the statewide coalition Stand Up for Democracy...

Nov 29, 2012, 10:04 ET

Republican State Legislators Whose Districts Voted To Repeal Emergency Manager Law Urged To Just Say No

Respect the will of the voter. Do not create new emergency manager legislation in the lame duck session.  The statewide coalition...

Aug 14, 2012, 16:58 ET

Democracy's Light Shines in Lands Darkened By Em Dictator Law; Freedom Fighters Gather in Lansing Wednesday To Launch Campaign Repealing PA 4

Local issues.  Local control.  Stand Up for Democracy supports communities fighting to be free from illegally reappointed EM...

Jun 20, 2012, 15:56 ET

Statewide Coalition To Repeal Michigan's Emergency Manager Law Asks Court Of Appeals To Enforce Law

Stand Up for Democracy coalition supporters gather in response to continued delay of the decision by the Michigan Court of Appeals ordering the...

Feb 29, 2012, 17:11 ET

Citizens From Across Michigan March in Lansing and Deliver 226,637 Voter Signatures To Repeal Emergency Manager "Dictator" Law

People have followed the law and put their faith in our democracy to ensure everyone in Michigan gets a voice on November 6, 2012...

Feb 27, 2012, 10:33 ET

State Wide Coalition to Repeal Michigan's Emergency Manager Law Hosts Rally Night Before Turning in Petitions

The following is a news release by Stand Up for Democracy: Who: Organizers of the repeal of the emergency manager law, supporters, organized...

Feb 27, 2012, 10:22 ET

Highland Park School Situation Created by Officials Who Stole about $800 Million from Education

  House Bill 4445 money goes to people outside of Highland Park  House Bill 4445 that passed through the legislature on Thursday...

Dec 14, 2011, 16:07 ET

State Politicians to Michigan Citizens: 'Democracy and Voting Rights? Bah! Humbug!' As Millions Could Loose Their Vote

  People from across Michigan speak out to stop State politicians attempt to crush people's voice to decide if emergency manager law should...

Nov 04, 2011, 13:30 ET

State Wide Coalition to Repeal Michigan's Emergency Manager Law Continues to Grow as Detroit and Flint may Become Takeover Targets

Volunteers from around the state host local events to repeal the undemocratic law Stand Up for Democracy ( is...

Oct 01, 2011, 07:00 ET

Stand Up for Democracy Campaign Launches Drive Thru Petition Gathering Effort in Detroit

First of its kind effort hits the streets Saturday The following release is being issued by Stand Up for Democracy: Who: Dozens of community...

Jul 20, 2011, 10:48 ET

Poll: Voters Ready to Reject Emergency Manager Law Because it Threatens Democracy and Rights

Campaign Volunteers Circulate 70,000 repeal petitions The Stand Up for Democracy campaign is announcing it has distributed nearly 70,000...

Jun 27, 2011, 15:36 ET

30,000 Petitions Circulated in First Week as State Wide Effort To Repeal Michigan's Emergency Manager Law Grows

Volunteers are canvassing attendees to tonight's Detroit fireworks show right now The Stand Up for Democracy campaign is announcing it has...

Jun 16, 2011, 11:40 ET

Saturday is 'Stand Up for Democracy Day' as Volunteers in 11 Cities Launch Statewide Campaign Against Lansing Power Grab and Repeal Emergency Managers' "Local Dictator" Law

Thousands of volunteers will rally and pick up petitions to restore democracy and representative government at the local level and oppose emergency...

Jun 15, 2011, 12:22 ET

MI Citizens Launch Statewide Ad Campaign Supporting Democracy and Repealing Emergency Managers' Law

Move is a prelude to the Stand Up for Democracy statewide ballot initiative restoring democracy and representative government at the local level...

Feb 01, 2006, 00:00 ET

OP-ED: A Vote for Haitian Presidential Candidate Preval Is a Vote for More Abject Poverty, Terrorism, Drug Trafficking - Overall, Anti-United States

BOSTON, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Rene Preval, a fiery leftist with an egregious human rights record who always considers the Haitian presidency as...

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