Securing Consequences for the January 6th Insurrection
On January 6, 2021, a violent mob staged one of the most significant insurrections against the United States since the Civil War. Donald J. Trump and his allies rallied this mob of thousands of his supporters behind the repeatedly debunked lie that the 2020 presidential election was stolen and summoned them to Washington, D.C. on January 6. He then incited those supporters to storm the U.S. Capitol.
Protecting Democracy is working to secure consequences, both by supporting a complete, accurate, and impartial investigation of the events, and by directly pursuing accountability through legal mechanisms. Read more below.