*The following is an opinion column by R Muse* Over the past eight years it has been glaringly apparent that Republicans are opposed to democracy and their attempts to either obstruct or suppress voting have resulted in several federal court rulings ordering them to stop; to absolutely no effect. Fascist Donald Trump’s takeover […]
"North Carolina’s provisions deliberately target African Americans with...surgical precision...to depress Black turnout at the polls."
“North Carolina’s provisions deliberately target African Americans with…surgical precision…to depress Black turnout at the polls.”
Democracy called checkmate against Scott Walker’s attempt to rig Wisconsin’s vote, while a Federal Court slapped down Greg Abbott’s attempt to suppress votes in Texas.
It is a different story, though, when a white Republican is kicked of voter rolls in Arkansas that not only incited the state party’s outrage against their own vote suppression law, it drove the candidate for state attorney general who lost the right to vote into a rage.
North Carolina Republicans have rubber stamped a voter suppression law that some might say is more consistent with fascism than with a government of the people, for the people and by the people.
Today, the North Carolina state senate passed the most extreme vote suppression bill ever after a very generous 2-hour debate.
One never imagined Scalia would openly declare his racism and disdain for the most basic of rights in an open and free democracy, but then again it is Antonin Scalia.
Republicans have connived to make sure you couldn’t vote. Today is the day when you march to the polling place, and stand proud in the long lines that their conspiracy has delivered to tell them NO!
Nearly 180 ballot measures face a vote on Tuesday. Here are a few of the most consequential initiatives to watch.
If you are part of the sane America who believes in our constitution, including the right to vote, you may want to vote in this election and be sure that it counts.
Fox News spends their days whipping up fear of voter fraud, but today they hosted a voter fraud expert who destroyed all of their claims.
Just when you thought voting rights were safe in Wisconsin, Attorney-General, J.B. Van Hollen decided to appeal to the Supreme Court to overturn rulings that struck down Walker’s Voter ID law.
It seems ironic that the advocates of small government have established a nightmarish and confusing bureaucratic process that will deny Americans the ID they need in order to vote.
Mitt Romney is a few votes short of making his Republican nomination for president official, but thanks to a lack of support from his own party, Romney’s teetering train may make a few more stops.
Without the time to change new Republican laws suppressing voting rights before the election, advocates will need to utilize new Get Out the Vote strategies.
Rachel Maddow points out the hypocrisy in the GOP’s position on voter ID and their complete dismissal of potential election fraud in Iowa.