Category Archives: Voter Suppression

Wednesday Open Thread | Stacey Abrams announces new voter protection program

Lets be clear. Stacey Abrams WON Georgia’s Governor’s race but Brian Kemp cheated in broad daylight while we watched, then declared himself the winner. The brazen arrogance of white supremacy. Kemp STOLE the Georgia Governor’s race. ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Civil rights groups sue Florida over ‘poll tax’ law to restore felon voter rights

A group of civil rights organizations filed a lawsuit against the state of Florida Friday after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a bill that would require felons to pay court-ordered financial obligations if they want their voting rights restored. Florida’s new … Continue reading

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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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