Category Archives: Voter Suppression

Friday Open Thread | The Chicanery With the 2020 Census

Ever since we saw Wilbur Ross trying to put a Citizenship Question on the 2020 Census, we knew that phuckery was afoot. The Constitution is very clear – everyone in the United States is to be counted. Period. There has … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Voter Suppression 2020

Ari Berman is sounding the alarm. As always, he is warning of Voter Suppression efforts in the states. Mr. Berman is once again out here, calling it out and putting up the bat signal. Just in time for 2020- GOP … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread

I feel the need to REPOST this video as a thread.

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Thursday Open Thread | Federal judge rules there is no widespread voter fraud in Texas

A federal judge is ordering officials in Texas to stop removing people from its voter registration rolls after declaring that the state has not seen widespread voter fraud. U.S. District Judge Fred Biery made the order in a Wednesday ruling, … Continue reading

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Voting Rights | Martyrs For The Right To Vote

From about 1900 to 1965, most African Americans were not allowed to vote in the South. This was especially true in the Deep South: Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, and South Carolina. White people in power used many methods to keep … Continue reading

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NYT reporter: Georgia Sec of State purging black voters using registration system struck down by courts

New York Times national politics reporter Astead Herndon told MSNBC in a Wednesday interview that Brian Kemp, Georgia’s Secretary of State and GOP candidate for governor, was using a discredited voter registration system that had been previously struck down by … Continue reading

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GOP Senator David Perdue rips student’s phone for asking about @BrianKempGA racist voter registration scheme

U.S. Senator David Perdue (R-GA) ripped a phone out of a constituent’s hand late Saturday morning as the constituent was recording their encounter. The Republican senator was being asked a question about Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp‘s widely-reported attempts … Continue reading

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