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Voter Suppression Runs Rampant October 1, 2012

Posted by Holly Rose Wood in Governance.
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“These laws are part of the largest legislative effort to turn back the clock on voting rights in our nation in over a century,” Judith Browne Dianis of The Advancement Project told us earlier this year.  “They undermine the very pillar of our democracy — the right of every citizen to have access to the ballot box.”


Voter Suppression Runs Rampant by Joanne Boyer

Making voting confusing by design. Somehow that just doesn’t sound like democracy at work.   Yet that’s what we have going on in this country right now. Thanks in part to the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and Republican-controlled state houses won during the 2010 mid term elections, it feels as though we’ve gone through the looking glass when it comes to what is supposed to be the foundation of our democracy.

Pollsters begin to point to swing states such as Pennsylvania and Ohio that now favor President Barack Obama. But how can anyone feel that the outcome of a national, state, or local election in those states is predictable when so much has been done to block the vote in the Buckeye and the Keystone states.

Voter suppression — whether in the form of so-called voter ID laws, reduction of hours at the polls, purging of voter rolls or voter intimidation — is at heights not seen by anyone since before the Civil Rights Act of 1965 was passed. Demos and Common Cause just released a report entitled Bullies at the Ballot Box that follows 10 states and their restrictions on voting.  It should give all of us pause to know the breadth and depth of the voter restriction that exists in our country today. Read full article

Further Research:

PSTV.tv Monday 03/10 @ 21.00-23.00: Sky 192
The Obama Deception: This hard-hitting film completely destroys the myth that Barack Obama is working for the best interests of the American people.

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