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Voting Rights

 

Rev. Barber Says West Virginians Are Ready for 'Non-Violent Sit-Ins' Against Manchin for Abetting GOP Voter Suppression

"This is a moral issue, a constitutional issue, and we're gonna stand and fight against it—even if we gotta go to jail."

Jake Johnson ·


Fears Mount That GOP's Big Lie on 2020 Just a 'Test Run' for What Comes Next

With Republicans set to block a commission to probe the January 6 attack, progressives warn "the insurrection never actually stopped."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Follow the Money': Corporations Gave $50 Million to GOP Lawmakers Behind Voter Suppression Onslaught

"No matter how many PR statements Big Business puts out, its complicity with the antidemocratic forces that want to make voting harder is clear."

Jake Johnson ·


'What Are They Waiting For?' With Voting Rights Under Threat, Dems Pressured to Nuke Filibuster Now

"Democrats have a mandate from voters to move forward on their own... Delay carries enormous risk, just as it did in 2009."

Jake Johnson ·


ACLU's Closing Argument: 'Everyone Should Be Able to Vote, and Everyone’s Vote Should Be Counted'

The national civil liberties group says that it "is at the ready to act swiftly and use all of the tools and resources at our disposal to protect the vote."

Julia Conley ·


As Early Voting Begins in Key States, Advocates Emphasize 'Election Day' Not Just in November This Year—It's Now!

Given the pandemic, said one organizer, "we are really stressing that folks should try to vote as early as possible, whether they do that by mail or in person."

Jessica Corbett ·


'Everyone in America Should Be Outraged': McConnell Quietly Rams Through More Lifetime Trump Judges While Blocking Covid Relief

"It's outrageous that McConnell continues to prioritize the Trump court takeover amid the pandemic. Enough."

Jake Johnson ·


'Incredibly Dark Day for Voting Rights': With Support of Trump Judges, Federal Court Upholds Florida Poll Tax Weeks Before Election

"The gravity of this decision cannot be overstated. It is an affront to the spirit of democracy."

Jake Johnson ·


'The President Just Committed a Felony': Trump Tells NC Residents to Vote Twice, Openly Encouraging Voter Fraud

"Voter fraud is nearly nonexistent. And the only one encouraging it is Donald Trump, in a desperate attempt to create chaos and sow doubt."

Jake Johnson ·


Still 'Miles to Go' to Ensure a Safe and Fair Election, Rights Groups Say After DeJoy Announces Suspension of Changes to Mail Operations

"Nice try," said Rep. David Cicilline. "You also need to reverse the damage you've already done."

Julia Conley ·

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