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RNC assails Democrats’ HR 1 as a ‘hostile takeover’ of the election process – www.foxnews.com

From www.foxnews.com Excerpt: The Republican National Committee on Thursday came out swinging against Democrats’ For the People Act of 2021, known as H.R. 1, calling the election reform legislation House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s “most egregious overreach.” “H.R. 1 is nothing short of a hostile takeover by Democrats to federalize our state and local elections,” a memo […]…

Mapped: All of the states considering voting rights changes – Yahoo News – Axios

From news.yahoo.com Excerpt: Mapped: All of the states considering voting rights changes

Data: Brennan Center for Justice at NYU Law; Cartogram: Michelle McGhee/Axios

Georgia is not alone in passing a law adding voting restrictions, but other states are seeing a surge in provisions and proposals that would expand access to the polls, according to data from the Brennan Center for Justice.

Driving the news: Just Wednesday, the New York State Assembly passed a bill to restore voting rights to convicted felons who have been released from prison.

Honor John Lewis and voting rights, or preserve the filibuster- Left – www.dailykos.com

From www.dailykos.com Joan McCarter Excerpt: “I certainly think our focus ought to be on [the Lewis bill] and voting rights,” said Rep. Anthony Brown of Maryland, a member of the CBC. “You would think that that would provide a real good opportunity for a handful of Democratic senators who want to hold onto the filibuster […]…

‘Jim Crow’ Smears Against State Voting Reforms Insult Black People- Right – www.dailysignal.com

From www.dailysignal.com Kay C. James Excerpt: As a black woman who grew up in the segregated South, I’m shocked and appalled with the race-baiting from mostly white left-wing politicians who are throwing around the “Jim Crow” label to score political points in the debate over strengthening our voting laws. To paraphrase Lloyd Bentsen’s line from […]…

North Carolina’s Lt. Gov. Robinson goes nuclear on ‘insane’ and ‘insulting’ leftist narrative on voter suppression- Right – www.theblaze.com

From www.theblaze.com Chris Pandolfo Excerpt: The lieutenant governor of North Carolina, the first black man to hold that office, excoriated arguments from Democrats that compare voter integrity measures such as the new law passed in Georgia to racist voter suppression laws of the Jim Crow south. On Thursday, Lt. Gov. Mark Robinson (R) testified at […]…

The Democrat Fighting H.R.1 – WSJ – www.wsj.com

From www.wsj.com Excerpt: Potomac Watch: New Hampshire’s secretary of state Bill Gardner blows up the claims of ‘voter suppression.’ Image: Charles Krupa/Associated Press Behind the Democrats’ push for their federal takeover of congressional elections is their insistence that it will sweep away “racist” voting laws and increase voter turnout. No wonder they had no interest […]…

Gardner: H.R. 1 Would Give California More Control Of NH Elections Than Granite Staters – patch.com

From patch.com Excerpt: Fresh off the heels of his testimony before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Secretary of State Bill Gardner is once again voicing his opposition to the For the People Act. On Wednesday Gardner, a Democrat and the longest-serving secretary of state in the country, joined Jack Heath for a radio interview where he […]…

As debate on H.R. 1 rages, Rath says states know best how to run elections – www.wmur.com

From www.wmur.com Excerpt: AGREES WITH GARDNER: STATES KNOW BEST. Former state Attorney General Tom Rath is a member of the advisory board of States United Democracy Center, a nonpartisan group formed during the 2020 general election campaign to speak out on behalf of measures promoting “free, fair and secure elections,” according to its mission statement. […]…