"A wise and frugal government which shall restrain men
from injuring one another, which shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry and improvement, and shall not take from the mouth of labor the bread it has earned. This is the sum of good government."
(Thomas Jefferson)

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Cong John Lewis on Civil Rights and Voter Suppression

Cong John Lewis' powerful speech given a few moments ago:

This speech should make everyone stop and think about what is happening with the voting rights of everyone after what has been happening in states across America who are attacking minority voting and in the case of PA, the Republican Speaker of the House said that their new rules were going to elect Mitt Romney.

In Ohio at one time the length of voting hours were more in Republican counties then Democrat counties per the Republican Secretary of State.  Now a judge wants the Sec of State to appear to answer why the hours were changed to less hours then in the past.

Those are two examples of bringing back voting rules that hurt minorities which is so wrong that I have to ask once again, "What is wrong with today's Republican Party?"  Time for Republicans who do not agree with the direction of the GOP to stand up and be counted by speaking out against voter suppression in any state.

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