It’s time to clear a path to improve people’s lives with historic progressive legislation. The filibuster must go.
The For the People Act would expand early voting, require states set up automatic voter registration, and more.
With help from the Heritage Foundation, GOP leaders are working on national guidelines for voter suppression laws.
Sen. Lindsey Graham told Fox News that he “would talk ’til I fell over” if Democrats revive the talking filibuster.
Warnock called on Congress to pass the For the People Act, also known as H.R. 1, a sweeping voting reform bill.
Among the new proposals is a “challenger law,” which in some states has been used to block oppressed groups from voting.
The change in the policy does not allow incarcerated individuals to vote while in prison.
Booker has launched Hood to the Holler, a group working to unite rural and urban Kentuckians around populist issues.
Georgia Republicans have been aggressively pushing racist voter suppression laws after record turnout in 2020 elections.
Arizona state Rep. John Kavanagh told CNN that “we have to look at the quality of votes” when considering voting laws.