Ignorant vs Informed Voters

Ignorant vs Informed Voters

First, a little reminder from high school civics class. Why do we vote? If your vote does not result in a win, is voting a waste of time? Why did the Founding Fathers guarantee the right to vote in the First Amendment? What is the “Electoral College?” What does it mean to “vote along party […]

Senate Democrats Promise to Force Debate on Voting Rights Legislation

Senate Democrats Promise to Force Debate on Voting Rights Legislation

Republicans filibustered the debate on the voting rights legislation four times. When S.1., the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act comes to the floor again this month, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) promises swift action against the GOP should they choose to filibuster for the fifth time. The Democrat said he would vote to […]

US AG Merrick Garland Weighs in on the Enforcement of Voting Rights

US AG Merrick Garland Weighs in on the Enforcement of Voting Rights

The COVID-19 pandemic and elections took place simultaneously, prompting officials to expand absentee and mail-in voting. Former President Donald Trump increased his war against election fraud — so-called red states followed suit, enacting laws to restrict voter access severely. On June 11, 2021, Attorney General Merrick B. Garland announced his office would push to enforce […]