voter supression

COMMENTARY

New voter restrictions fit a long pattern

BY: - April 7, 2021

In this current debate about whether to expand or restrict voting, each side is probably spot on about the basic motivations of the politicians on the other side of the argument. GOP legislators say expansion, such as expressed in a sweeping measure in Congress, H.R.1, intended to achieve nearly universal voting, is a power grab […]

Critics of Georgia’s new election fraud task force say it will suppress voting

BY: - April 29, 2020

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger this week appointed members of the new Absentee Ballot Fraud Task Force, ostensibly created to protect the integrity of the upcoming June 9 primary election when potentially millions of voters could send in ballots by mail so people can avoid in-person voting during the COVID-19 pandemic.  Raffensperger’s office mailed out […]

Martin Luther King legacy celebrated at Capitol Friday

BY: - January 17, 2020

Many of the social injustices Martin Luther King Jr. fought against before his death must still be confronted in 2020, his daughter Bernice King said during a tribute to the civil rights icon at the state Capitol Friday. Urgency is needed to combat voter suppression, housing discrimination, mass incarceration and a growing wealth disparity she […]