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    The Link Between Texas’s New Abortion Law and Its New Voting Laws

    The Link Between Texas’s New Abortion Law and Its New Voting Laws

    Shortly before midnight on Wednesday, the US Supreme Court refused to block a Texas law restricting most abortions as early as six weeks of gestation, which dramatically fueled Roberts Court’s illiberal, anti-democratic tendency. (Chief Justice…

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    Nancy Pelosi’s Next Bad Voting Bill

    Nancy Pelosi’s Next Bad Voting Bill

    The Senate’s theatrical push this year for HR1 to approve the bill Federalize US elections, was intended as a political show as it never had the votes to get through. Part of it was putting…

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    Opinion: Protecting voting rights isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s also good for business

    Opinion: Protecting voting rights isn’t just the right thing to do, it’s also good for business

    A strong democracy is vital not only to America’s moral fabric but also to our economic future. Democratically accountable governments provide a level playing field for all market participants and ensure competition and help protect…

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    Joe Biden, Jim Crow and Texas Voting

    Joe Biden, Jim Crow and Texas Voting

    The democratic narrative about the vote is becoming less important. “Jim Crow’s attack in the 21st century is real,” said President Biden on Tuesday. “We are facing the most significant test of our democracy since…

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    Texas Democrats Leave State To Try To Block Republican Voting Bills : NPR

    Texas Democrats Leave State To Try To Block Republican Voting Bills : NPR

    Texas legislature gathers Saturday for hearings on bail reform and electoral law at the Texas Capitol in Austin. Tamir Kalifa / Getty Images Hide caption Toggle caption Tamir Kalifa / Getty Images Texas lawmakers gathers…

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    Joe Manchin’s Voting ‘Compromise’ – WSJ

    Joe Manchin’s Voting ‘Compromise’ – WSJ

    Senate Democrats tried Tuesday to postpone their version of HR1, the bill introducing federal electoral law for all 50 states. That 800-page travesty was doomed when West Virginia Democrat Joe Manchin spoke out against it.…

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    AG Garland to beef up DOJ enforcement of voting rights laws

    AG Garland to beef up DOJ enforcement of voting rights laws

    WASHINGTON – The Justice Department will strengthen its civil rights division in an aggressive effort to combat policies and laws that restrict voter access and discriminate against marginalized voters, Attorney General Merrick Garland announced on…

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    AG Garland Vows To Defend Voting Rights As The ‘Cornerstone’ Of American Democracy : NPR

    AG Garland Vows To Defend Voting Rights As The ‘Cornerstone’ Of American Democracy : NPR

    US Attorney General Merrick Garland will hold an opinion on voting rights in the Justice Department on Friday. Tom Brenner / Pool / Getty Images hide caption Toggle caption Tom Brenner / Pool / Getty…

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    Texas Democrats stage walkout to block state’s restrictive voting bill

    Texas Democrats stage walkout to block state’s restrictive voting bill

    AUSTIN, Texas – A restrictive electoral law in Texas that was about to enter the Republican government. Greg Abbott’s desk failed Sunday night after the Democrats left the chamber of the house before midnight. Senate…

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    Texas Democrats Walk Out, Stop Republican’s Sweeping Voting Restrictions : NPR

    Texas Democrats Walk Out, Stop Republican’s Sweeping Voting Restrictions : NPR

    Fort Worth Democratic MP Nicole Collier, chairwoman of the Black Caucus Legislature, speaks at a press conference at the Capitol on Sunday against Senate Bill 7, known as the Election Integrity Protection Act. Jay Janner…