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@BarbaraSb  @Winston_Jones_3r  @_SarahElla_ogna  Protection from insurrection & invasion with the advantage of support from local (state) governments. Not some paranoid doots pissed because other folks have voting rights and meeting at some tricked-out man cave and equipped at the Walmart. They are the insurrection.

"Can’t we agree on this Martin Luther King Day that one side of this voting rights fight is right, and the other isn’t?" - @HardballChris 

"Can’t we agree on this Martin Luther King Day that one side of this voting rights fight is right, and the other isn’t?" - @HardballChris 

The next front in the Republican war on voting rights: excluding millions from political representation

@AndrewBacevich  For example: Sanders supports a moratorium on deportations, Warren does not. Sanders supports prisoner voting rights, other candidates does not. Could be discussed in a "Brown & Black forum " but we're not getting it.

Felons voting rights front and center at MLK Day march

On the day thousands of gun-rights supporters converged on Capitol grounds for Lobby Day, the Virginia State Senate advanced a bill that would allow no-excuse absentee voting.

ICYMI: The Florida Supreme Court ruled last week that former felons must pay all outstanding fines and fees before having their voting rights restored under a constitutional amendment passed in 2018.

On this day honoring Dr. King, I was in the Richard Russell Building. It’s where the Senate honors a man whose “conservative coalition” silently smothered civil & voting rights for decades. The statue and the building are reminders the Senate often has favored power over justice.

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Despite the promise that the Civil Rights and Voting Rights Acts once held for American equality, struggle and regression remain: #MartinLutherKingDay 


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Once passed by the House, the Senate must quickly take up the Voting Rights Advancement Act. Denying the American people a vote on H.R. 4 would be denying millions of Americans their voting rights. #RestoreTheVote 

BREAKING: All 49 Senate Democrats are now opposed to the Thomas Farr nomination. With Senator Flake opposed, we need one more Republican to defeat this nominee. RT to urge Republicans to vote NO to defeat this anti-voting rights nominee.

Our work #ForThePeople  continues. There are more than 275 bipartisan, House-passed bills sitting on @senatemajldr  McConnell’s desk waiting for a vote in the Senate. And in the coming days, the House will pass legislation to protect voting rights and lower drug costs.

53 years ago today, the Voting Rights Act was signed into law by President Johnson. I shed a little blood on that bridge in Selma and friends of mine gave their lives so that no person would be denied their right to vote. Now do your part—get registered, and vote. #goodtrouble 

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Mitch McConnell calls #HR1  a "power grab" because it would: 1) Begin to overturn Citizens United. 2) Establish Automatic Voter Registration. 3) Bolster anti-bribery laws. 4) Protect the Voting Rights Act. Yes. It's a "power grab" -- grabbing power back for the people.

Yesterday I asked Kavanaugh whether or not he believed Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act — which prohibits state and local voting laws that discriminate on the basis of race or color— was constitutional. He refused to answer.

Now copy my plan on health care, a fairer tax system, and voting rights.

Here’s what’s on the ballot in November: →Social Security →LGBTQ rights →Health care →Gun safety reforms →Tax fairness for the middle class →The future of our environment →Campaign finance reform Let’s make a better future for generations to come by voting for Democrats.

The next Supreme Court justice could shift the court to the right for decades, with devastating consequences for reproductive rights, health care, workers' rights, and voting rights.

Today we're voting FOR: LGBTQ rights immigrants' rights disability rights the right to privacy voting rights ending mass incarceration reproductive freedom net neutrality police accountability ending solitary confinement legalizing marijuana ending mandatory minimums OUR. RIGHTS.