Tag Archives: Voter suppresssion

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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Tuesday Open Thread | Voter SUPPRESSION is REAL….Voter FRAUD is NOT

Case in point, Indiana. Republicans limiting early voting in Marion County, letting it bloom in suburbs Fatima Hussein, fatima.hussein@indystar.com Published 6:00 a.m. ET Aug. 10, 2017 State and local Republicans have expanded early voting in GOP-dominated areas and restricted it … Continue reading

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GOP Voter Suppression- Massive ‘Purge Notices’ in Georgia

Meanwhile, here’ what the GOP rats are continuing to do, OBLITERATE our right to VOTE. Stay WOKE, folks! More Than 380,000 Georgia Voters Receive ‘Purge Notice’ More than 380,000 Georgia voters received a “purge notice” from their local board of … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Citizen Alert: Call Your Secretary of State to Fight the Voter Suppression Commission

From The Maddow Blog: Trump’s voting commission makes an alarming request for data 06/30/17 08:40 AM—Updated 06/30/17 08:57 AM By Steve Benen Donald Trump likes to believe in a problem that doesn’t exist: the imagined scourge of voter fraud. After … Continue reading

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An actual “literacy test” given to black voters by the state of Louisiana in the 1960s

Take The Challenge: Would You Have Been Able To Pass The Literacy Test Given To Black Voters In The 1960s? Below are scans of an actual “literacy test” given to black voters by the state of Louisiana in the 1960s. … Continue reading

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The 1965 Voting Rights Act: 48th Anniversary

Racial Entitlement, my black ass. Voting Rights Act in Peril on 48th Anniversary? Voting Rights: The Fight Continues Today Throughout our history, Americans have fought and died for the right to vote. And while we’ve made significant progress, even today … Continue reading

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