Democratic senators again applied pressure on Tuesday to expand voting rights nationwide
Senate Democrats on Tuesday again expressed pressure to expand voting rights nationwide, calling on Georgian state leaders to help establish a public case in which Congress should step in to lower state voting barriers.
Heating up on Capitol Hill hearings, senators deliberated on elected officials, academics, and advocates of the country’s new electoral law and have been filed with dozens of investigations that may restrict access to the Republican State Chamber of Commerce since the 2020 general election.
His main witness is the Georgia voting rights activist Stacey Abrams (Stacey Abrams), he has done more on election affairs in the Democratic Party than any other Democrat.
In a four-hour testimony, Abrams argued that Republican-led countries like her are witnessing a “resurgence of voter suppression measures aimed at Jim Crow-style” across the country, targeting people of color. voter.
She accused Republicans of acting in a “racist spirit” after former President Donald J. Trump’s loss in Georgia did not prove that he was a victim of election fraud. They are favorable.
He warned that if Congress does not intervene, decades of progress may be set back.
Abrams said: “When basic voting rights are left to the political ambitions and prejudices of state actors that rely on repression to maintain power, federal intercession is an appropriate remedy.”