The DNC has announced an expansion of this successful initiative "to address and overcome efforts across the country to make voting more difficult and burdensome."
In a race too close to call, former U.S. attorney Democrat Doug Jones needs to motivate black Alabama voters enough to overcome Republican voter suppression.
"Talking Points believes this is all about race. The left sees white privilege in America as an oppressive force that must be done away with"
*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 of the Republican Party has resulted in a blatant new assault on democracy that involves Republican operatives intimidating voters at the polls and stunningly in the voting booth; according to directions from Donald Trump himself.
Every time a Republican sneaks an unrelated rider into a law, it's a guarantee that someone will get screwed.
The Sixth District Court of Appeals struck down Jon Husted's restrictions on early voting based because it violates the 14th Amendment of the Constitution.
We can take a page from the right's playbook and fight voter suppression with the message that voting is a self-interest that everyone can understand.
Score two for the people of Florida, zero for Rick Scott and those who support his effort to suppress the vote.
While voter suppression is nothing new, Rick Scott has taken it to the extreme with a variety of measures ranging from restricting registration, to voter purging and a signatures please law.