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Fifth Annual Seacoast Walk

For Immediate Release
July 3, 2018
Contact: Olivia Zink 603-715-8197

NH Rebellion to hold Fifth Annual Seacoast Walk

Citizens to Walk for Our Nation’s Independence from Special Interests

Campaign reform activists will kick off their Fifth Annual Seacoast Walk at 2:00 pm on Saturday, July 7th at the John Paul Jones Memorial site in Kittery, Maine – symbolically bringing Clean Elections across the state border in a walk ending in Market Square, Portsmouth.

“This Independence Day, we remember what sparked the American Revolution: citizens who were tired of a government that did not represent them,” said Open Democracy Executive Director Olivia Zink. To date, more than 1,300 people have walked a total of more than 40,000 miles as part of NH Rebellion, a project of Open Democracy.    

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Open Democracy Calls for Equal Treament of All Political Groups

June 27, 2018

Contact: Olivia Zink (603) 715-8197

Open Democracy Calls for Equal Treatment of all Political Groups

In the wake of a complaint filed Monday by seven Republican members of the New Hampshire House of Representatives, Open Democracy Executive Director Olivia Zink urged state officials to “hold all political organizations to the same standard.”

“Granite Staters are tired of having out-of-state organizations tell us how we should vote,” Zink said. “It’s even more offensive when the group sidesteps political disclosure laws by calling themselves a nonprofit organization.”

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Open Democracy Brings Constitutional Law Expert to Manchester

June 19, 2018

Contact: Olivia Zink (603) 715-8197

Open Democracy brings Constitutional Law Expert to Manchester

This Thursday, June 21st, the author and legal scholar cited by the Supreme Court in 35 of its decisions will be the keynote speaker for Open Democracy’s Annual Meeting. Yale Law Professor Akhil Reed Amar’s remarks will include a discussion of Article 10 of the New Hampshire Constitution [“Right of Revolution”].

The event runs from 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm at the Executive Court Banquet Facility (1199 S. Mammoth Road; Manchester, NH 03109).

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Democracy Dinner in Hollis with Larry Lessig

CONTACT:     Olivia Zink (603) 661-8621

2017 Democracy Dinner in Hollis

Hollis, NH: On Thursday, November 30, NH Rebellion will hold a “Democracy Dinner” starting at 5:30 pm at the Lawrence Barn Community Center, 28 Depot Road, Hollis, NH with special guest Lawrence Lessig.

The speaking program will focus on the group’s campaign for a "Civic Dollars" campaign financing system in New Hampshire.

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Doris "Granny D" Haddock and 31 other people were arrested on April 21, 2000, while Granny D was reading the Declaration of Independence in the Capitol Rotunda. Press releases and C-SPAN coverage from that day decribe the arrests.   "We no longer have proper representation," Ms. Haddock, the 90-year-old woman who walked across the... Read more

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