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CousinIT

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Wed Mar 13, 2024, 05:36 PM Mar 2024

Marc Elias on Deadline Whitehouse said [View all]

That if the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act isn't passed next Congress, we will be losing our voting rights due to Republican lawsuits all over the country trying to suppress votes, and take power over Secys of State and State election commissions to manipulate elections. He said he can't continue to hold all this back by himself. NOBODY else is helping him. And Raffensperger in GA wants to make it law that citizens cannot bring voting rights lawsuits, only DoJ can do it. MOST voting rights lawsuits are brought by citizens, not DoJ (which does very little if anything to protect those rights). All of this will mean - AND VERY SOON - that voting rights in America will essentially not exist anymore. The VRA will be completely destroyed (there is little left of it now) and elections won't matter because the votes of Democrats or non-Republicans will never be counted, if they're allowed to vote at all, and voting rights violations will go unrecognized and uncontested...because DoJ damn sure isn't going to do it. Marc Elias himself won't be able to sue for people's voting rights if MAGAts have their way.

Americans who don't vote, vote MAGAt, or vote No Labels or write-in, are playing with a very hot fire here - unbeknownst to most of them because 60% of them don't pay a damn bit of attention and take these rights for granted. Just like they did with Roe v Wade and like they do Social Security & Medicare.

Once they don't need our votes, they can take EVERYTHING away and we have NO RECOURSE.

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