Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Tag: voting rights

Denouncing ‘intentional effort’ to sabotage election, judge orders nationwide reversal of...

A federal judge slammed the policies as a "politically motivated attack" on the U.S. Postal Service that—if allowed to stand—would disenfranchise voters in November.

No democrats allowed: A conservative lawyer holds secret voter fraud meetings...

“That kind of closed-door session, where a head of the Civil Rights Division is secretly speaking about enforcement with partisan state officials, is unprecedented."

Hundreds of thousands of nursing home residents may not be able...

Under federal law, nursing homes have a duty to facilitate residents’ rights, including voting. But even before the pandemic, compliance was spotty.

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

The post office crisis to come

Trump and DeJoy will stop at nothing to sabotage the USPS and steal the election — and there’s no telling the damage Trump will wreak if he’s able to swindle a second term.

Responding to voter suppression, understanding manipulated elections

Voter suppression has gotten more sophisticated in recent elections.

Why Trump’s attacks on mail-in ballots are a desperate attempt to...

“It’s ugly, and as un-American as you can get.”

Still ‘miles to go’ to ensure a safe and fair election,...

The statement from DeJoy came shortly after reports that at least 20 states plan to sue the postmaster general to force him to reverse the changes made to mail services.

19th Amendment turns 100: Fight for voting rights builds on centuries...

“To look for African American women and their history of the vote in 1920 is to miss the important chapter that begins in 1920 and doesn’t culminate until the Voting Rights Act is adopted in 1965.”

The war on democracy

"I don’t know what else to call it when a president is actively curtailing voting rights and doing his damnedest to de-legitimize the election..."

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LAPD releases video of officer shooting protester in groin with projectile

The LAPD is investigating the incident due to the fact that the protester was not posing an immediate threat to anyone when the officer shot him.

Law-lessness & dis-order: The core of Trump’s hellacious hypocrisy

Only the greatest criminal con artist would dream of leaning on law and order when all else fails.

Change and decay: A time of transition

Ancient divisions are being strengthened, new divisions fermented, injustices highlighted; under the action of cleavage all are being drawn to the polluted surface of human affairs.

With eye on Biden victory, Warren and Schumer unveil plan to cancel up to...

“Broadly cancelling student loan debt would be a game-changer for millions of people in this country and a lifeline when they desperately need it.”