Friday, December 3, 2021

Tag: voter rights

How Trump’s attempted coup could still succeed

Their point is to cast further doubt on its legitimacy and justify additional state measures to suppress votes and alter future elections.

Democratic bill attempts to undo voter restrictions of past 15 years

Congress is now considering legislation to address many of these problems.

Tennessee signs bill increasing penalties related to political protests to felonies,...

Tennessee signs bill increasing penalties related to political protests to felonies, which could revoke right to vote

US voters increasingly concerned about climate crisis

"Climate has taken over as an issue on its own. People are finally understanding that we have a truly existential crisis on our hands."

A new voting crisis: Kentucky closes 95 percent of polling places,...

Is this possible: 3,700 polling places before, today only 170?

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."

Stand Up America urges lawmakers to pass measure to extend vote-by-mail...

“Lawmakers must act immediately to provide emergency funding to the states to ensure that every eligible voter can cast their ballot this fall.”

US cities issue IDs to protect undocumented immigrants

A growing number of communities have implemented municipal identification programs, and not just in politically progressive areas.

Voter turnout is everything

Voter turnout will determine who wins control of Congress next November, and who becomes president in 2020. Turnout is everything.

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Countdown to World War III?

It may arrive sooner than you think...

Tucson cop fired after fatally shooting disabled man on video

“It is moments like this that test our resolve to ensure justice and accountability. We owe this to all Tucsonans.”

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."

Ending Latin America’s sewage decade

The victory of Xiomara Castro in Honduras is a sign that region is ready to exit its lost decade.

As SCOTUS considers ‘extinguishing’ right to abortion, calls mount for Congress to ‘step up’

“Despite the protections that the legal framework like Roe provides, it has never been enough,” said one doctor. “We continue to work toward reproductive justice.”