Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: voting rights

To honor John Lewis, progressives say, ‘end the filibuster’ and pass...

"Abolishing the filibuster to secure the right to vote for everyone is how we must protect his legacy."

Congresswoman arrested during voting rights protest on Capitol grounds

“I stand in solidarity with Black women and allies across the country in defense of our constitutional right to vote.”

‘We’re staying out’: Texas state democrats who fled to D.C. tell...

“We’re not going to be bullied and intimidated by anybody, including the governor or our colleagues. We have a job to be the voice of our constituents.”

The GOP is trying to outlaw democracy

The goal (and duty) of every public official ought to be maximizing voter turnout—after all, the more Americans vote, the stronger our democracy.

‘His silence is breathtaking’: Biden under fire for going quiet on...

"Our democracy is in crisis and we need the president to act like it."

Supreme Court weighs voting rights in a pivotal Arizona case

The case considers two Arizona laws that place limits on how and when Arizonans can vote.

The time to secure voting rights is now or never

Unless the Democrats can rally to push through legislation that protects the right to vote now and into the future, elections may cease to matter entirely.

Trump’s Election-Fraud Big Lie assaults everyone’s voting rights, mandating punitive laws...

If a “loser” can offset his loss with lying bluster, then elections are mere puppet shows – and democracy withers.

Why disability rights advocates are pressing the Senate to allow an...

The push for voters with disabilities, and for overseas and military voters, pits civil rights activists against cybersecurity advocates.

Tell the Senate to pass the For the People Act

It's time we ask our Senators to take immediate action and protect the vote.

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Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

DEA agent arrested for participating in Capitol riots

U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) Agent Mark Sami Ibrahim was arrested Tuesday and charged on several accounts for his participation in the Capitol riots on January 6.