‘Does Not Offer Any Opposing Viewpoints’: Inside Florida’s Reviews of AP African American Studies Course

Records obtained by American Oversight offer a glimpse into the Florida Department of Education’s review of the course, including concerns that it presented only “one side” in discussions of slavery.
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News Roundup: Investigating Efforts to Restrict Abortion Rights

November 10, 2023
In Tuesday’s elections, voters in three states sent a clear signal that limiting reproductive freedom is unpopular. We’re investigating other states’ efforts to restrict abortion.

Co-Defendants and Unindicted Co-Conspirators: What Public Records Reveal About Trump Allies’ Election Denial Activities

August 28, 2023
American Oversight compiled a guide to public records it has obtained that shed light on the activities and communications of individuals named or likely referred to in the recent DOJ and Fulton County indictments.

American Oversight Statement on Fulton County Indictment of Former President Trump for Efforts to Overturn Georgia’s 2020 Election Results

August 15, 2023
American Oversight has obtained and published records that shed light on the effort to upend U.S. democracy, including audio recording of a Trump call to a Georgia election investigator.
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American Oversight Sues for Records Related to White Supremacist Incidents in the Military

June 8, 2023
Two lawsuits seek the release of records related to white supremacist activity and ideology among servicemembers.

Fake Electors’ Continued Involvement in Anti-Democratic and Election Denial Efforts

December 21, 2022
Several of the individuals who signed their names to “alternate” electoral slates have been active in efforts to cast doubt on election integrity, including sham election reviews that have been investigated by American Oversight.

News Roundup: More Revelations about Attacks on Voting Rights

September 9, 2022
News in multiple states revealed further examples of the partisan effort to undermine public confidence in elections and restrict voting rights.

In the Documents: Emails from Fulton County, Georgia, Regarding Election Administration in 2020 and 2021

June 23, 2022
Emails obtained by American Oversight from Fulton County, Ga., provide insight into the partisan effort to dig up evidence of fraud after the election, and shed light on some of the tension regarding an attempt to oust the county’s elections director.

Emails from Spring 2021 Show County Officials’ Opposition to Local Election Board Restructuring in Georgia

December 1, 2021
American Oversight has obtained records showing backlash among county election officials against efforts to give partisan actors control over election administration.
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American Oversight Reaches Landmark Open Records Settlement with Georgia Secretary of State

November 8, 2021
In a memo to interested parties, American Oversight outlines how the court settlement improves open records access for future requesters.
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