A new report by the liberal-leaning Brennan Center for Justice shows that 18 states have passed 30 new bills making it harder to vote.
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Democrats have yet to come up with a viable strategy to fight the slew of Republican state legislators’ efforts to restrict voter access.
The world’s only established democracy where members of one party have managed to make it much harder for members of the other party to cast a ballot.
Radicalization in the GOP against democracy continues apace. Not many notable Republicans stand in the way of this growing extremism.
New Republican voter restriction bills are an attempt to suppress an increasingly diverse electorate powered by the youth generation.
The Republican justices on the United States Supreme Court have just ruled that Republican state legislators can discriminate against minority voters.
Using a verdict in an Arizona case, the Supreme Court allowed states more leeway to implement voting restrictions on Thursday.
Chief Justice John G. Roberts has championed social justice but also presided over the Supreme Court’s attack on the Voting Rights Act.
Backed by a conservative legal group two suburban voters in Milwaukee asked a judge to block the use of ballot drop boxes in Wisconsin.
For most Wisconsin residents, the Department of Motor Vehicles serves as a portal to the right to vote, as well as the right to drive freely.