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RBF President Stephen Heintz Joins ABA Task Force for American Democracy
RBF President Stephen Heintz has joined the American Bar Association (ABA) Task Force for American Democracy.
ABA President Mary Smith announced the new task force, co-chaired by former Federal Judge J. Michael Luttig and former Secretary of Homeland Secretary Jeh Charles Johnson, on August 8, 2023. It is a politically diverse blue-ribbon group of recognized national leaders with expertise in American government, democracy, and the rule of law.
The Task Force will focus on depoliticizing the administration of elections, educating the public on the principles of our democracy and driving ownership of those principles into the American culture, and identifying and advancing improvements and innovations in our systems of elections that will address the root causes of the current politicization and lack of trust in our elections and in our democracy. To accomplish its mission, the Task Force will host listening tours and public conversations, as well as one-on-one and smaller discussions, with a broad spectrum of Americans to hear their concerns, experiences, and suggestions for restoring and preserving our democracy.
Read more on the American Bar Association website.