CDLS Partner Elected Official: abortion laws in Mo Legislature will have no impact on St. Louis ordinance

“They’re passing laws that either ‘a’, will not be held up by the Supreme Court and will get struck down…or... Read more »


Forbes: ALEC and other special interest groups push preemption laws

“So why are we dealing with this bill? It’s because it comes from the American Legislative Exchange Council, an organization... Read more »


RELEASE: Statement on SB 5 by St. Louis Alderwoman Megan Ellyia Green & CDLS

St. Louis, Mo. — As the Missouri House convenes Monday, St. Louis Alderwoman Megan Ellyia Green released a statement alongside the Campaign to Defend Local... 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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