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Will It Take A Constitutional Amendment To Stop Voter Suppression?

Congressman Keith Ellison (DFL-MN) and his colleague Mark Pocan (D-WI) have introduced a bill which would amend the U.S. Constitution to explicitly guarantee the right to vote for American citizens. Read more how these two are fighting back against voter suppression in this, the 50th anniversary of the passing of the Voting Rights Act. Continue reading

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Rev. Al Sharpton: ‘I Believe We Can Keep Moving Forward’

Rev. Al Sharpton spoke to students at St. Olaf College in Northfield, Minnesota urging them to continue the struggle to bring racial equality to the United States. “My generation didn’t finish the task. I believe your generation can bring us there.” Continue reading

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‘Let Me Vote’: The Breadth and Depth of Voter Suppression Should Scare Us All

Citizens United is squeezing democracy on one end of the spectrum. Legislating to keep people away from the polls is squeezing democracy from the other. The breadth and depth of voter suppression should scare all of us into action to stop it. Continue reading

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