The bills target local officials, who were crucial in protecting the will of the voters from Trump’s challenges.
The GOP-backed bill introduces a series of stringent voter restrictions under the auspices of “election integrity.”
Economic backlash against Georgia’s voter suppression law may help reverse the tide of similar laws across the country.
Republicans are making easily debunked claims about the new voter law in attempts to pull the wool over people’s eyes.
The companies have donated tens of thousands of dollars to the lawmakers who sponsored the voter suppression bills.
The law allows unlimited challenges against voters and slashes county election boards’ ability to resist suppression.
MLB Players Association head Tony Clark says, “players are very much aware” of the political situation in Georgia.
Some Republican legislators who promoted voting buses and drop boxes in 2020 have since voted to restrict them.
The bill hands the GOP-controlled legislature far-reaching control over election administration and who gets to vote.
Georgia State Rep. Park Cannon was reportedly charged with two felonies for knocking on the governor’s office door.