On a 39-28 party-line vote, the Democratic-controlled Minnesota Senate approved a bill expanding voting rights on Monday.
On Friday, Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) held a news conference where he called on his colleagues to restore the gutted portions of the Voting Rights Act.
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.
On Thursday, U.S. District Court Judge Peter Economus blocked the Republican Party's attempt to suppress the vote in Ohio.
Republicans typically oppose women's equality as a matter of course, their non-stop attacks on Planned Parenthood are based on their allegiance to evangelical Christians.