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Protect Your Voting Rights - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter suppression, 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, war on democracy, petition )

Dandelion
- 99 days ago - protectyourvotingrights.com
A war on democracy is raging across the country. Since 2010 to date 21 states have added new voting restrictions. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act. Lets end voter suppression.
GOP Official Resigns After Saying Purpose Of Voter ID Is To Suppress Votes Of Democrats, âEUR~Lazy BlacksâEUR(TM)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: North Carolina, voter suppression, injustice, racism, Republicans, GOP )

Freya
- 116 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Until Thursday, Don Yelton was a precinct chair in the Buncombe County, North Carolina Republican Party. That ended after a Daily Show interview riddled with racism and candid admissions about the purpose of a voter suppression bill.
F*** Voter Suppression ~ PLEASE SIGN
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter suppression, government, elections, dishonesty, corruption, constitution, ethics, freedoms, politics )

Beverly
- 232 days ago - aclu.org
Sign Lewis Black's letter to all politicians who've ever tried to block access to voting.
BREAKING: Federal Appeals Court Halts Major Part Of North Carolina's Voter Suppression Law
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voting Rights, Voter Suppression, North Carolina, US Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit )

Brian
- 239 days ago - thinkprogress.org
"A divided panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit halted two provisions of North Carolina's comprehensive voter suppression law on Wednesday, although much of the law will still take effect."
12-Year-Old 'Suffragette' Fires Back at NC Gov. for Voter Suppression: 'I Am Not a Prop!' (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter suppression, America's youth, Madison Kemrey, North Carolina, Gov. Pat McCrorygovernment, republicans, elections, ethics, freedoms )

Carrie
- 576 days ago - rawstory.com
Madison Kimrey gained attention for protesting outside the Governor's Executive Mansion in opposition to the sweeping new law that requires a government ID to vote, cuts the number of early voting days and takes away the right of pre-registration for 16..
WATCH: This Is Why Voter ID Laws Are About Voter Suppression (TEXT and VIDEO)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter ID, voter suppression, birth certificate, Pennsylvania, Americans, republicans, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, politics )

Carrie
- 622 days ago - nationalmemo.com
"Who doesn't have voter ID?" is a popular question asked by Republicans who argue that the ID requirement for voting is just a simple way to ensure the "integrity" of our elections. There are many problems with that assertion.
DNC Chair On Colorado Recalls: 'This Was Voter Suppression, Pure And Simple'
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Americans, voter suppression, Colorado, NRA, recall election, corruption, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, government, republicans, politics, news )

Carrie
- 625 days ago - nationalmemo.com
"The recall elections in Colorado were defined by the vast array of obstacles that special interests threw in the way of voters for the purpose of reversing the will of the legislature and the people," Wasserman Schultz said in a statement...
Why Are Conservatives Trying to Destroy the Voting Rights Act?
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voting rights act, conservatives, demographic change, voter suppression, blocking the minority vote, GOP, whiter, South, NAACP, civil rights )

Brian
- 839 days ago - thenation.com
"The current campaign against the VRA is the result of three key factors: a whiter, more Southern, more conservative GOP that has responded to demographic change by trying to suppress an increasingly diverse electorate; a 25 year effort to gut..."
How the GOP Plans to Subvert, Buy and Obstruct the Vote in 2016
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Republicans, GOP, electoral college, changing how votes are counted, voter suppression, subvert, obstruct, buy, 2016, GOP goals, gerrymandering, Citizens United )

Brian
- 839 days ago - truth-out.org
"The GOP knows that they cannot compete unless they change. But instead of trying to compete, they're trying to change. Change the rules of the game, that is. "
Election Day Winners and Losers
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: increasing numbers, left of Republicans and Democrats, socialists, lgbt equality, republicans rebuked, voting machine fraud, voter suppression, the Hurricane Sandy effect, the electoral college vs the 99% )

Brian
- 933 days ago - socialistworker.org
"Lance Selfa, Nicole Colson, Lee Sustar and Eric Ruder run down some of the stories lost in the glare of the spotlight focused on the presidential race."
New Evidence Shows Poll Watching Efforts Target Minority Precincts (VIDEO and TEXT)
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, elections, ethics, freedoms, republicans, voter suppression, politics, dishonesty )

Carrie
- 935 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Poll watchers from groups ostensibly targeting voter fraud are headed primarily to minority voting precincts on Election Day, lending support to the argument that their real goal is to suppress the African-American and Latino vote.
TAKE ACTION - Tell Clear Channel: Take Down These Billboards !
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voter suppression, billboards, Clear Channel, republicans, elections, lies )

Angelika
- 958 days ago - act.colorofchange.org
It's one of the nastiest voter suppression schemes we've seen: ...an anonymous group started running outrageous billboards which try to scare people away from voting.
Video: Republican Party Training 'Poll Challengers' In Illegal Voter Suppression
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: Voter suppression, Tea Party, republicans, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, americans, abuse, candidates, crime, lies, politics )

Carrie
- 966 days ago - thinkprogress.org
As courts continue to block voter suppression efforts around the county, conservative groups are redoubling efforts to intimidate voters at the polls come Election Day.
Three Ways Romney Can Still Win the Election
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: America, candidates, debates, elections, fraud, freedoms, lies, money, voter suppression )

Kit
- 968 days ago - truth-out.org
Romney may be shooting himself in the foot at every turn, but the race could still be very close thanks to a GOP trifecta of lies, dark money and vote suppression.
 

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