Local Activists Rally To Send Message To Senators On Voting Rights 1

Local Activists Rally To Send Message To Senators On Voting Rights

Judith Browne Dianis, executive director of the Advancement Project, talks about the plans for a summer of activism to make sure senators understand the importance of passing pending voting rights legislation. 
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39 comments

  1. I want a new Law that makes candidates running for ANY office have to take an AMERICAN HISTORY EXAM!

    1. @Shawn Greenaway Its not the intelligent ones that people are worried about, eg , Trump. Its the smart republicans taking advantage of the ones that believe and trust them and misleading those people to serve their own needs

    2. @Lex Ruptor You need to understand there are some very highly educated republicans. Kennedy is Oxford educated. They don’t just give these degrees out to anyone. Some of these republicans are very smart. Never underestimate your enemy. Just because someone is evil doesn’t mean they are stupid.

  2. Keep up public pressure, you have a voice use it, big Thankyou to all who want to save America democracy

  3. Why don’t they just compare and contrast Democracy with Authoritarian rule. Give explicit examples.

  4. Read this (google it) : *Statement of Concern – The Threats to American Democracy and the Need for National Voting and Election Administration Standards* .

    “We urge members of Congress to do whatever is necessary—including suspending the filibuster—in order to pass *national* voting and election administration standards that both guarantee the vote to *all* Americans equally, *and* prevent state legislatures from manipulating the rules in order to manufacture the result they want. Our democracy is fundamentally at stake. History will judge what we do at this moment.” (Emphasis mine)

  5. People you have the power to stop the GOP, you have to mobilize and put resitence, protes, protest ,protest

  6. It’s a little short-sighted to lobby politicians on this matter. You have to address the big problem: too many people are falling for obvious lies from partisan propagandists. That problem is not going to sort itself out.

    1. @DJ Jones All the more reason why it shouldn’t be such a stink if given the option to vote by mail.

    2. @Mack Jr Bell Can you see how expensive that would be for the state to have a polling place in every little bitty town with 600 residents?

    3. @Mack Jr Bell And they’re not making it an issue for you to vote by mail. You just have to provide a copy of your ID. And even in podunk, Texas they have wifi and satellite.

    4. @DJ Joneslike I said that’s a state problem. Maybe just maybe….and I’m just spitballing here……the powers that be should past legislation that allows for more polling places so grandma wouldn’t have to commute for a day just to cast her vote. Hmmm….where have I heard of such a legislation before?

    5. @DJ Jones l’ve made my point before. ID was never an issue. The issue here is giving power to republican legislators to do what Trump wanted them to do in Georgia. To “Find votes” just based on nothing but “My guy lost and I’m a sore loser so we have to rule in our favor”.

  7. Love these protests, let em know, whoop whoop, let’s go! Manchin gonna feel the truth from his voters, whether he likes it or not, good luck Democrats .

  8. Unless BLM kind of protest happens on voting rights & filibuster, senate wont pass For the people act

  9. Nothing can make Joe Manchin change his stance: he’s not going to jeopardise his upcoming appointment as a honorary member of the criminal GOP syndicate.

    1. We should all be very proud of Joe because he is protecting the voting rights of the people in his stage and keeping the federal government out of a state responsibility.

    2. He’s being protected by someone. Why would this guy NOT want something good for his people/country… Paper trail should be followed with this one… FACTS… Facts Always Confuse Trump Supporters & the like.

  10. Americans who vote for Republicans are voting in support of changing America from a democracy to a Republican Dictatorship.

    1. Sorry, so far the only dictatorship is democrats who want America to become a communist country.

  11. KY and AZ – You need to get your Senators in line with the Democratic agenda that got them elected. Write and call today!!!

  12. LOL!!! “HUNDREDS” TURNED UP TO A PROTEST WHEN MANCHIN ISN’T EVEN *IN* W.V. LOLOL!!! SMOOTH MOVE EXLAX!!!! HAHAHA!!!

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