Officials in Jan. 6 cases warn of threats to democracy in 2024

[ad_1] Officials in Jan. 6 cases warn of threats to democracy in 2024 – CBS News Watch CBS News Even as sentences are handed out to Jan. 6 defendants, some judges, witnesses and prosecutors involved in the cases are warning of future threats to democracy ahead of November’s presidential election. CBS News congressional correspondent Scott … Read more

A new front opens over South Dakota ballot initiatives: withdrawing signatures from petitions

[ad_1] South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem has signed a bill to allow signers of ballot initiative petitions to revoke their signatures — a move opponents decry as a jab at direct democracy and a proposed abortion rights initiative, which would enable voters to protect abortion rights in the state constitution. The Republican governor signed the … Read more