Senator Nina Turner Speaking TRUTH to Power On Ohio Voter Suppression

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Videos of African Americans speaking out against VOTER SUPPRESSION & POLL TAXES

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4 Responses to Senator Nina Turner Speaking TRUTH to Power On Ohio Voter Suppression

  1. rikyrah says:

    RNC Platform Formally Backs Voter ID Laws (VIDEO)

    Ryan J. Reilly- August 21, 2012, 12:22 PM

    The GOP platform committee adopted language on Tuesday supporting states that have passed voter ID and proof of citizenship laws. The citizenship amendment, proposed by Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach (R), would support laws that make voters prove their citizenship before they are allowed on the voter rolls.

    “I think it’s important that the Republican Party stand firmly behind the principle that we verify citizenship. There are a lot of other states that would like to move in this direction, and this platform will give them a boost in doing so,” Kobach said.

    GOP delegates supporting the amendments alleged that Democrats were stealing elections through voter fraud.

    “I think we have to acknowledge and be bold that people on the progressive side are willing to cheat in ways we could never before fathom,” Tamara Hall from Montana said. Hall said she had a disabled daughter who cannot read, write, count or tell time who voted without her permission.

    “For cookies and milk they had her vote,” Hall said. “You have no idea the extreme these people will go to to steal an election.”

    But GOP delegate Clarence Mingo from Columbus, Ohio said that the GOP had to be careful not to make the issue political.

  2. Ametia says:


    In 2008, we saw just how important weekend voting is to Black Americans. In Ohio, which had narrowly gone Republican in 2004, Black voters took advantage of extended hours and helped Obama win the state.1 By opening the polls on Saturdays and Sundays, this battleground state enabled Black and low-income Ohioans to vote in record numbers.

    But now, Ohio Secretary of State Jon Husted wants to put an end to weekend voting. It’s clearly a partisan move to secure Ohio for Mitt Romney.

    As Ohio’s top election official, Husted has the power to restore weekend hours statewide. He needs to know that the nation is watching. Please join us in calling on him to make sure that all Ohioans can exercise their basic right to vote this November. It only takes a moment:


  3. rikyrah says:

    Rachel Maddow on the fight against voter suppression in Ohio.

    Segment one explains what’s happening.

    Segment two has an interview with the two Democratic officials who were suspended for voting to extend early voting.

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