The Filibuster: The Good, Bad and Ugly, Fidalgo Dems, Tues, Apr 13, 7 pm

Fidalgo Democrats next meet Tuesday, Apr 13, 7:00pm via Zoom

Cindy Black, the Executive Director of Fix Democracy First will discuss the filibuster.

Learn about its history, how it works, the pros and cons and it’s impact on democracy.

For more information and zoom link contact Barbara Cooper, 360 293-4123.

Join the Fidalgo Democrats for a presentation on the Filibuster. What is the filibuster? How did it come about? Why does its use continue when it appears to cause obstructions to legislation. Right now there is a lot of controversy regarding whether to leave it in place or do away with the practice. Learn about the history of the filibuster, why it was enacted, how it’s been used and misused, and its present impact on our democracy. Here are the pros and cons, as well as the current efforts to reform or abolish it.