Tag: republican efforts to restrict voting following the 2020 presidential election

Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Becomes Third Black Lawmaker Arrested for Protecting Voting Rights

Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Arrested for Protecting Voting Rights In another photo shared on Twitter, Jackson Lee’s hands can be shown zip tied together. “Once again we see a Black woman at the forefront of defending our civil rights and leading the fight to save our fragile democracy,” said Odus Evbagharu, chair of the […]

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Capitalism Gonna Capitalism: Companies That Spoke Out Against Georgia Voting Law Donating to Politicians Who Backed It

Photo: Joshua Rainey Photography (Shutterstock) If I’ve learned anything in adulthood, it’s that people can say all the right things, but it doesn’t mean a damn thing if they aren’t backing it up. Take, for instance, all the companies that spoke out against the restrictive voting laws passed by Georgia earlier this year. While multiple […]

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Texas GOP Launch Another Attempt at Suppressing the Vote; Democrats Expected to Leave State to Block Passage of Restrictive Laws

Photo: Roschetzky Photography (Shutterstock) Texas is already one of the hardest states to vote in, but that hasn’t stopped Texas Republicans from trying to add even more restrictions to their already restrictive voting process. Their latest attempt at suppressing the vote has run into pushback, as state Democrats plan to leave the state to prevent […]

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New Hampshire Supreme Court Upholds Lower Court Ruling to Strike Down Voter Suppression Legislation

Photo: Samuel Corum (Getty Images) Republicans across the country are doing their absolute best to limit voter access. Just Thursday, the U.S. Supreme Court added to their previous gutting of the 1965 Voting Rights Act by upholding two of Arizona’s voter suppression laws that many believe disproportionately affects voters of color. Advertisement Fortunately, things are […]

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Toyota Defends Being Top Donor to Republicans Who Voted Against Certifying 2020 Election Results

Photo: josefkubes (Shutterstock) Last year, 147 Republican lawmakers voted against certifying the election results that declared President Joe Biden our new commander-in-chief, while declaring y’all’s ex-President Donald Trump the commander-in-nothing-but-Twitter-bans-and-failed-blogs. Advertisement Now, you have to believe one of two things: Either lawmakers were stupid enough to believe that voting machines were rigged to abracadabra Trump […]

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Here We Go Again: Georgia Purges 100,000 Voters from Registration Files

Georgia Secretary of State Brad RaffenspergerPhoto: Jessica McGowan (Getty Images) Like the Fast & Furious franchise, it seems like the saga of voter suppression in Georgia won’t end any time soon. Advertisement CNN reports that more than 100,000 names will be removed from the state’s voter registration rolls. On Friday, Georgia’s Secretary of State Brad […]

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Texas Democrats Block Republican Voter Suppression Bill by Walking TF Off the House Floor

In this May 6, 2021 file photo, a group opposing new voter legislation gather outside the House Chamber at the Texas Capitol in Austin, Texas. Texas Republicans dug in Saturday, May 29, for a final weekend vote on some of the most restrictive new voting laws in the U.S., finalizing a sweeping bill that would […]

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Texas Senate Approves Voter Suppression Bill That was Negotiated Behind Closed Doors and Pushed ‘Earlier Than Usual’

A sidewalk is shown with “Vote” written in tape outside a polling location on election day in Austin, Texas on November 3, 2020Photo: Sergio Flores (Getty Images) Republicans really are the worst. GOP lawmakers get to be delusional and proceed with legislation that assumes their delusions are real. For example, they propose and sign bills […]

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