Open States' stated mission is to improve civic engagement.
To be true to that goal, we can not stand by and be silent when a large portion of Americans face systemic racism and other forms of oppression. That oppression has meant being excluded from civic participation at the ballot box, being called un-American for peaceful protests, and being denied justice for crimes committed against them.
By Messrs. Lawn of Watertown and Moran of Boston, a petition (subject to Joint Rule 12) of John J. Lawn, Jr., Michael J. Moran and others relative to safety and participation in the 2020 state elections in response to COVID-19. Election Laws.