Message to Manchin: No Bipartisan Support Should Be Needed to Do Right Thing

Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va. or R-W.Va. depending on who you ask), I call B.S. on your reasoning to not vote for the Peoples Act.

After the election of President Joe Biden in 2020, Republicans have led an effort to suppress voting in many urban areas, which will obviously make it more difficult for Black and Brown Americans to vote.

The Republicans, encouraged by former President Donald Trump’s big lie that Democrats stole the 2020 election, have enacted legislation in numerous states that will make it difficult to vote by limiting voting days and hours, closing voting locations in urban areas, making it more cumbersome to vote by mail and by allowing partisan poll watchers inside voting locations.

The GOP is attempting to suppress the vote because as the country gets browner, the Democratic Party becomes more powerful because minorities often vote more for Democrats than Republicans.

Instead of Republicans realizing that America is changing and trying to reach out to groups that lean towards Democrats, they just want to make it harder for them to vote.

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