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Tag Archives: Voting Rights

Watch Sen. Angus King’s Speech On Voting Rights

Senator Angus King

Senator Angus King (I-Maine) spoke on the floor of the Senate to stress the importance of protecting voting rights against state and local-level threats, and preserving America’s historically unique democratic system of self-governance. The speech came ahead of a vote on the King-sponsored Freedom to Vote Act, legislation designed to …

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‘Right To Vote Act’ Introduced By Georgia Senator Jon Ossoff

Jon Ossoff

Georgia Senator Jon Ossoff has introduced the Right to Vote Act, legislation to create a first-ever affirmative Federal voting rights guarantee for all U.S. citizens. As voting rights are under attack in Georgia and across the country, the Right to Vote Act protects American citizens’ fundamental right to vote. It establishes a first-ever …

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Maine Is Expanding Access To Voting In The State

Maine State House

While other states are passing bills to restrict voting access, Maine is expanding access to voting. “Voting is the cornerstone of democracy,” Zachary Heiden, Chief Counsel at ACLU of Maine, said. “This year, at least 17 states have rolled back voting rights, and the Supreme Court continues to undermine the …

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