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Welcome to Ask_Politics

The goal of this subreddit is the promotion of political knowledge by disseminating knowledge of law and policy considerations that drive our representatives and other government actors.

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Read our updated and expanded guidelines.

1. Be respectful, civil, polite.

2. Posts should be good-faith attempts to ask questions about politics.

3. Top-tier comments should be good-faith, fact-based efforts to answer questions.

  • 3.b. All comments should still contribute to healthy discussion.

4. Avoid layman speculation or wildly unsourceable claims.

5. Avoid personal insults or attacks, partisan bickering, etc.

6.a. For the purposes of this subreddit, "Politics" includes:

  • Both the US and International issues
  • Military actions
  • Police/Law Enforcement behavior
  • Any serving or formerly serving elected official, local, state and federal.
  • Appointed judges, cases and anything in the judicial branch.
  • Unions/Super-Pacs

6.b. "Politics" does not include:

  • Subreddit drama

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