Tag: voting

The real reason Republicans are blocking voting rights legislation

Instead, party leaders in Washington and the states dedicated themselves to enshrining his anti-democratic behavior as GOP orthodoxy and whitewashing events that led to Trump’s disgrace, including his pandemic failures, lies about non-existent major electoral fraud and the Capitol insurrection. Instead of examining why voters rejected the ex-President after a single term, Republican state legislators

Activists fight back as Juneteenth milestone is undercut by GOP discriminatory voting bills

“We are still trying to make the promise of Juneteenth a reality particularly as it regards to voting rights,” said Cliff Albright, co-founder of Black Voters Matter, a community advocacy group, which launches a new Freedom Rides bus tour on Saturday from Mississippi to Washington, DC, to highlight restrictive voting laws that disproportionately target Black