VOTING Is A Practice In America To Choose The Government BLACK COMMUNITY COMPETENCY DEVELOPMENT Via Strong Institutions & Governance Is A Universal Benefit THERE IS LITTLE CORRELATION Between "Black VOTING FOR SALVATION" That Successfully...Show More Summary
The Fact That We Always Hear About "BLACK VOTER SUPPRESSION" But NEVER Hear Any Serious Discussions About "HOW WAS THE BLACK COMMUNITY DEVELOPED AFTER INVESTING THEIR VALUABLES PER THE GUIDANCE OF THEIR INVESTMENT ADVISERS FOR 50 YEARS?"...Show More Summary
Here's Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp in July saying he believes Republicans need to match Democrats when it comes to registering new voters: Democrats are working hard, and all these stories about them, you know, registeringShow More Summary
We noted last week that the guy in charge of saving the Kansas Senate race for the GOP turns out to be the country's top voter suppression advocate, Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach. But there's more! Now he's enlisted US Attorney...Show More Summary
If you haven’t been following this story, the report below will bring you up to speed. In a nutshell, Republican efforts at voter suppression now extend to voter registration. Rev. Raphael Warnock on GOP Voter Suppression Efforts from Georgia Democrat on Vimeo.
Voter suppression laws get huge boost from right-wing judges in WI and NC, where hundreds recently disenfranchised
Student at SUNY New Paltz reading a voter registration form distributed by NYPIRG. "They," of course, refers to Republicans. "We" refers to every person who believes the right to vote is fundamental. Voter suppression isn't something...Show More Summary
Why does the state of Wisconsin want voter ID for voters? It's not to prevent voter fraud--- there have been ZERO instances of in-person voter fraud, which the state's 2011 voter ID law purports to address. Instead, it disenfranchises voters who aren't able to get IDs. Show More Summary
Author Mark Whitaker will release his much-anticipated biography of Bill Cosby this week, three decades after the comedian debuted The Cosby Show and single-handedly altered the portrayal of African Americans on television.
Watchdog group says election changes harming voters (WRAL-TV) -- With the voter registration deadline for the November elections one month away, voting watchdog group Democracy North Carolina says it's already found hundreds of cases...Show More Summary
There is more than one way to skin a cat—or to fight voter suppression. Some work with organizations outside government and some act within its most hallowed halls. Albert L. Sanders Jr. does the latter. As counsel to Sen. Dick Durbin,...Show More Summary
If you haven’t been paying attention to the Georgia gubernatorial and Senate races, you should. It’s shaping up to be quite interesting. Voter suppression tactics and all. WSB-TV reported late Tuesday night that there are allegations of voter registration fraud against a Democratic group, The New Georgia Project, which is linked to Ebenezer Baptist Church’s Rev. [...]
MARY KATHARINE HAM: Reminder: “Obstruction” and “voter suppression” mean whatever Democrats want them to mean at any given moment.
Do, don't, damned, etc.
In an order issued today, the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has agreed to expedite an appeal of a lower court’s refusal to block voting law changes from taking effect this November, and has scheduled argument on that appeal for September...Show More Summary
Dear black people of Dekalb County: Stay. Woke. GOP Senator Plans To End Early Voting To Minimize Black Voters In the latest round of voter suppression antics just in time for the mid-term elections coming up in November, GOP Senato...
While it may be technically possible for there to be a sufficiently good reason to cut early voting – one that isn't just a sorry excuse for voter suppression – we haven't seen it yet. Yesterday a federal judge in Ohio agreed, ruling...Show More Summary
AT THE NEW REPUBLIC, making a Democratic candidate stay on the ballot is now “voter suppression.” Since Chris Hughes bought it, TNR has basically become Salon without the sex articles.
"People died for that right [to vote] and now they want to take it away. It's just wrong." The post How North Carolinians Are Bracing For The Nation’s Worst Voter Suppression Law appeared first on ThinkProgress.
I'm still waiting to hear whether the law is on his side. But hard not to notice that the nation's top voter suppression advocate, Kris Kobach, is the guy who just got to decide that the dropped out Democrat's name must stay on the ballot in Kansas.