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Voting is power and voting rights need to protect all Americans, not just certain constituencies,

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The NAACP has announced a new push designed to call attention to the grave risks that recent developments in Texas pose to the voting rights of all Americans and encourage...

Rev. Dr. William J. Barber II, co-chair of the Poor People’s Campaign

Georgetown, Texas – Over 40 organizations led by the Texas Poor People’s Campaign (and Rev. William Barber shown above) completed the first leg of their 27-mile Moral March for Democracy from...

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez vocally pushed back against the notion that grassroots organizing alone can combat voter suppressi

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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez vocally pushed back against the notion that grassroots organizing alone can combat voter suppression, joining a growing chorus of progressive...

 leaders of the Poor People’s Campaign

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Today, July 26, 2021, leaders of the Poor People’s Campaign and their allies will engage in nonviolent direct action at U.S. Senate offices across the...

Monday, July 26, the Poor People’s Campaign will join partners around the nation to take the fight for democracy to the home off

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The following is an announcement from the Poor People’s Campaign who on Monday, July 26, will be engaging in protest action to address Republican voter suppression.
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Joe Manchin, the apparent leader of the Vichy Democrats, believes that the Lewis VRA is the best way to address the Jim Crow–sty

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Democrats-- facing internal obstruction from conservative Democrats, like Sen. Joe Manchin, above---are failing in the war against Republican voter suppression, which is...

John Lewis nearly died in the struggle to pass the national Voting Rights Act

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One year after the death of the great civil rights icon John Lewis, a group of Texas Democratic lawmakers is following Lewis’s lifelong call for people to make “good...

The Court of Appeals found that Indiana’s purge law was inconsistent with the federal Motor Voter law, legislation that Congress

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Yesterday the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in League of Women Voters of Indiana v. Sullivan (previously called Indiana NAACP v. Lawson), rejecting the...

Senate Rules Committee held a rare field hearing in Atlanta, Georgia focused on the state’s new restrictive voting laws introduc

ATLANTA — Today, the Senate Rules Committee held a rare field hearing in Atlanta, Georgia focused on the state’s new restrictive voting laws introduced by Republicans in the state legislature...

voting rights activists, and Ohio Congresswoman Joyce Beatty, were arrested during a peaceful demonstration in the Hart Senate O

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Thursday, a new phase, in the emerging fight to secure voting rights for Black Americans and other non-white people, started when several voting rights activists, and Ohio...

DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections (BRE) will reinstate the eligibility of all voters who had been purged from th

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(ATLANTA) — The DeKalb County Board of Registration and Elections (BRE) will reinstate the eligibility of all voters who had been purged from the voting...

Tuesday, President Joe Biden delivered a speech on voting rights in Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center.

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MONTGOMERY, Ala. – Tuesday, President Joe Biden delivered a speech on voting rights in Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center.

The following...

Texas Democrats announced their intention to leave the state (shown above on plane) Monday to break quorum in the Texas State Le

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AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Democrats announced their intention to leave the state (shown above on plane) Monday to break quorum in the Texas State Legislature special session...

Texas Democratic lawmakers plan to leave the state to deny Republicans the quorum they need to convene a special legislative ses

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Texas Democratic lawmakers plan to leave the state to deny Republicans the quorum they need to convene a special legislative session, a dramatic move that is likely to set up...

Partisan Election Review Efforts in Five States, a look at efforts to conduct so-called “audits” of 2020 election results in Ar

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The Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law, Protect Democracy, and the R Street Institute last week published Partisan Election Review Efforts in Five States, a look at...

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