"GOP legislators are also moving to prohibit Sunday voting before 1 p.m., which critics called an attack on what is commonly known as "souls to the polls" — a get-out-the vote campaign used by Black church congregations nationwide."https://t.co/DX8Jn2vQnE
ICYMI: TX Republicans pushed two more voter suppression bills to the governor's desk. #SB1111 and #SB1113 would ban the use of commercial P.O. boxes for voter registration and would withhold funds from election officials who do not regularly purge voters. https://t.co/1yLBXke2yR
TEXANS: Rather than remember those who protected our democracy, your state legislature is rushing to erode it. #SB7 is moving right now w/only hours for voters & advocates to review these new limits on voting rights. Go to stop https://t.co/WuLrBVVhvA NOW to help.
“ The state does not accept student IDs for voting purposes.
Unfortunately, the state of Texas does not consider student IDs a valid form of ID for voting. This is purposeful, and a tactic to suppress college voters.
Student IDs have a photo and are issued by accredited institutions, meaning they should be just as valid than a Texas handgun license. Democratic lawmakers in the Texas legislature have introduced multiple bills over the years trying to get this rule changed”
I guess the Texas Senate doesn't require a 60% threshold to pass laws–even though U.S. Senate Republicans keep on saying such a super-majority threshold is a must for sound legislation. https://t.co/yH0rOtDi4F
Republican senators kill a Jan. 6 commission, Trump’s national security advisor calls for military coup, Republican governors and legislators cater to anti-vaxxers, & Texas Republicans make it harder to vote and easier to overturn an election.
President Biden: "Democracy is more than a form of government. It's a way of being. It's a way of seeing the world. Democracy means the rule of the people. The rule of the people, not the rule of monarchs. Not the rule of the monied. Not the rule of the mighty."