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SquatchâEUR(TM)s Open Thread 14/09/2015
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: jigsaw puzzle, voter suppression, inequality, Kim Davis, Tony Abbott, dancing bear )

- 71 days ago -
Personal, 4 short takes, jigsaw puzzle, and My Universe.
Protect Your Voting Rights - Petition
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter suppression, 50th Anniversary of Voting Rights Act, war on democracy, petition )

- 278 days ago -
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 )

- 295 days ago -
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 )

- 411 days ago -
Sign Lewis Black's letter to all politicians who've ever tried to block access to voting.
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 )

- 756 days ago -
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 )

- 802 days ago -
"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 )

- 805 days ago -
"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...
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 )

- 1114 days ago -
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 )

- 1137 days ago -
It's one of the nastiest voter suppression schemes we've seen: 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 )

- 1146 days ago -
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 )

- 1147 days ago -
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.
Courts Block GOP Voter Suppression Laws
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: voter suppression, republicans, racism, abuse, americans, dishonesty, ethics, government, law, politics, rights, society )

- 1148 days ago -
In a major victory for voting rights, Judge Robert Simpson of the Commonwealth Court of Pennsylvania ruled today that voters in the state do not need to show government-issued ID in order to cast a ballot in November.
Voter Suppression 101 - How Conservatives Are Conspiring to Disenfranchise Millions of Americans
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, americans, republicans, voter suppression, ethics, government )

- 1176 days ago -
The right to vote is under attack all across our country. Conservative legislators are introducing and passing legislation that creates new barriers for those registering to vote, shortens the early voting period, imposes new requirements ...
Tell Duke Energy: Take a Stand Against Corporate Funding of Voter Suppression ACTION US
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: elections, government, ALEC, Duke Energy, voter suppression, republicans, freedoms, corruption, constitution, americans )

- 1180 days ago -
For years, the right wing has been trying to stop people of color, young people, and seniors from voting in order to help Republicans get elected -- and now some of America's biggest companies, like Duke Energy, are helping them do it.
2012 Summary of Voting Law Changes -- Voter Suppression
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: abuse, americans, constitution, corruption, crime, dishonesty, elections, ethics, freedoms, Govt Fear Mongering, lies, media, military, politics, propaganda, republicans, Voter Suppression )

- 1201 days ago -
The Brennan Center's Voting Law Changes in 2012 report analyzed how a series of laws imposing new restrictions on who can vote and how could significantly change the electoral landscape.

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