Tim Copeland

Copeland Hanzas: a fighter (ask our mom)

Democracy is under attack like never before. We see it in the headlines every day as the Jan. 6 Commission continues its work.

While it would be nice to think of the events of that dark day as safely behind us, the truth is that the forces at work undermining elections are gathering for another try in 2022 and beyond.

For example, the Republican nominee for governor of Pennsylvania has boasted that, if elected, he could refuse to certify an election outcome that he did not like.

From intentional disinformation to active voter suppression, the danger to the fundamental tenets of our democracy is real. If we don't summon the will to fight for our institutions of democracy, we are at risk of losing them.

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