Category Archives: Voting Rights

Open Thread | So…They Had a Hearing About the New Jim Crow..

And the GQP decided to try and question Stacey Abrams about it. As well as others. It did not go well.   Republican Senator John Cornyn: So you believe that the GA legislature made deliberate attempts to suppress the minority … Continue reading

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Open Thread | More of the New Jim Crow

Texas has decided that Georgia shouldn’t be alone.   The Texas Senate just voted to limit Texans' voting options. Senate Bill 7, a GOP priority, would limit early voting hours, prohibit drive-thru voting and bar local election officials from proactively … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Jim Crow Is Back With A Vengeance In Georgia😠😠

Well, Jim Crow-2021 Version, came to Georgia.😠😠😠   Breaking: Georgia Republicans passed restrictive new changes to the state election process. The new law will limit early voting and add additional voter ID requirements to mail voting. We're breaking down the … Continue reading

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Open Thread | So, Moscow Mitch Is Lying Again😒

Asked about the filibuster, Moscow Mitch had the nerve to lie that was never used in racial terms. Lie Lie Lie Well, folks couldn’t let that stand. RECEIPTS have been brought… I say, RECEIPTS👏 HAVE 👏BEEN👏 BROUGHT 👏   Filibuster … Continue reading

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Open Thread | We Must Support Kristen Clarke

Ms. Clarke is one of the good guys. She also is a fierce defender of Voting Rights. OF COURSE, the right hates her and is lying on her. But, we have to dig in and get her into the DOJ. … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Voter Suppression, 2021 Georgia Version

They are determined to block the Black vote in Georgia.😡😡😡 Well, Everywhere😠😠     Under its current leadership, GA has become the state with the longest wait lines in the country esp in urban areas. In 2020, black voters still … Continue reading

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Open Thread | The House Passes H. R. 1. This MUST Be Signed Into Law

The House just passed H.R. 1. This MUST BE PASSED BY THE SENATE AND SENT TO 46 TO SIGN INTO LAW!   H.R. 1, the "For the People Act': Overhauls government ethics and campaign finance laws Creates automatic voter registration … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Why We Need A New Voting Rights Act To Cover The ENTIRE COUNTRY

The GOP cannot win in fair elections. So, of course, they are doing what they can for Voter Suppression.   For Republicans, a functional democracy is one in which their opponents are not allowed to win https://t.co/P3soOVtBUO pic.twitter.com/ab9mt2Jrnp — Adam … Continue reading

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Open Thread | Georgia Folks- CHECK YOUR VOTER REGISTRATION!😠😠

How do you JUST VOTE IN NOVEMBER AND GET PURGED FROM THE VOTING ROLLS?😠😠😠😠   VOTERS ARE BEING PURGED IN GEORGIA. This should be a MUCH bigger story.pic.twitter.com/aPmxJd0gpN — Davids_annie (@Davidsannie4) November 23, 2020

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Open Thread | This Needs To Be Said Over and Over

I don’t think that we really have analyzed what we were up against for this election:   As you read the current POTUS ranting about vote suppression and tampering, please remember that everything he accuses others of doing is nearly … Continue reading

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