Protecting voting rights needs to happen at both the federal and the state level. Here’s what’s happening in the states and how we can protect access to the ballot.
A 2013 Supreme Court decision opened the door for voter suppression, and Republicans took full advantage. To counteract them, we must pass a new Voting Rights Act.
Most of the national news focuses on politics in DC, but it’s really important to pay attention to what’s happening in your state legislature. Bad behavior by the GOP is growing there.
You may run into trouble at the polls, or you may get an urgent text from a friend who is having trouble. You’ll want to save this number so you know what to do if your vote is in danger of not being counted.
There are so many major news stories fighting for our attention and activism right now. It’s easy to feel scattershot. The answer is to focus.
More help for the 2020 election just arrived. Whether or not you follow professional basketball, you’ve likely heard of LeBron James. He’s easily the best player right now (he’s been the league MVP four times), and he’s always in contention… Read More ›
Georgia’s primary election earlier this month was nothing short of an “unmitigated disaster,” as Stacey Abrams put it. Particularly in Atlanta, with a population that is 51% African-American, there were unacceptably long lines, voting machine errors, and a multitude of… Read More ›
Last week, Martin Luther King Jr.’s daughter Bernice King said that she’d be honoring her father on this holiday by fighting voter suppression. Count me in. Please don’t quote #MLK on #MLKDay, then suppress the vote and support systemic oppression… Read More ›
The House of Representatives has been very busy lately. No, not just with impeachment but with getting important legislation passed. Despite Mitch McConnell’s persistent lies to the contrary, the House has been churning out and voting on hundreds of bills…. Read More ›
Republicans have been doing everything in their power to make voting as difficult as possible. The gutting of the Voting Rights Act of 1965 a few years ago added fuel to the fire. It’s important to be aware of all… Read More ›