D.C. Democracy


DC Attorney General

DC Appleseed is an advocate for the independence and integrity of the D.C. attorney general, and for ensuring that the office is responsive to the public interest.

Budget Autonomy

We are the legal architect of strategies to enable the District to spend its own local dollars without an an affirmative act of Congress.

Gun Safety

Since filing an amicus brief in District of Columbia v. Heller in the Supreme Court, we have supported the District in defending its gun safety laws in the courts and against congressional interference.

Voting Rights

DC Appleseed has been a central player in the effort to gain voting representation in Congress for the District of Columbia.

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