#DefendLocal in The Progressive Magazine

Our Campaign Manager, Mike Alfano, was featured in this detailed article on Super-Preemption in The Progressive. Alfano explains that: “Super-preemption... Read more »


Refresher on Gun Preemption Across the U.S.

The tragic events that unfolded at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School on Valentine’s Day have been a wake-up call for... Read more »


Opinion: What happens when local control is inconvenient?

CDLS recently worked with the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy on an op-ed about the latest over-reaching preemption... Read more »


Some of the organizations and elected officials that have committed to #DefendLocal. You can add your voice to theirs and join our nonpartisan people-powered coalition.

  • Campaign to Keep Guns Off Campus
  • States United to Prevent Gun Violence
  • SEIU Florida
  • Equality Florida
  • Florida Immigrant Coalition
  • Ward 6 Councilmember Charles Allen, Washington D.C.
  • Mayor Andrew Gillum – City of Tallahassee, Florida
  • Florida State Representative Shevrin Jones
  • Hawaii State Representative Kaniela Ing
  • Councilmember Mary Sheffield – City of Detroit, Michigan
  • 15th Ward Alderman Megan Ellyia Green – City of St. Louis, Missouri
  • South Dakota State Senator Kevin Killer
  • District 7 Councilwoman Tiffinni Young – City of Dallas, Texas


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