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Jeff Sessions Has Spent His Whole Career Opposing Voting Rights

Original story at The Nation• 102 mentions • 1 month ago

The Nation 1 month ago

 
On June 27, 2013, two days after the Supreme Court ruled that states with a long history of voting discrimination no longer needed to approve their voting changes under the Voting Rights Act, the mayor of Pasadena, Texas, proposed changing the structure of city council elections so that whites could remain in control. With Latinos close to gaining a majority of seats in the racially divided city of 150,000 outside of Houston, Mayor Johnny Isbell proposed switching from eight city council districts to six districts and two seats elected citywide—which would give white residents, who turn out in higher numbers,
 
 
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Sessions has perpetuated the myth of voter fraud to support new restrictions like racist voter-ID laws. https://t.co/NwpBMiHL4C
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11 Jan
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The Nation's Ari Belman: " Sessions could be disastrous to voting rights. He could support a federal voter-ID... https://t.co/csFzlwYi6p
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RT @NILC_org: .@SenFranken just GRILLED Sessions on his record of opposing voting rights. Well done! #StopSessions https://t.co/niOQDAs2P1
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RT @KateAronoff: Why it's irrelevant to care about Sessions' "heart" or him being a gentleman 👇 https://t.co/oE7Kpfzzri
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Sen. Sessions believes that the Supreme Court was right to gut the Voting Rights Act. We disagree. #StopSessions https://t.co/ZKeNV8mLId
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RT @AriBerman: Jeff Sessions called gutting of Voting Rights Act “good news for the South.” He’s completely wrong https://t.co/nK354VCSx3 h…
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If you spent your whole life opposing voting rights, then you've failed the most basic test. Stop @SenatorSessions https://t.co/c3Hiuzh09K
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Sessions again says the Voting Rights Act is "intrusive," https://t.co/F2niGjkuPz. See @AriBerman: https://t.co/F2niGjkuPz #StopSessions
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RT @TUSK81: Ted Kennedy, following Sessions' 1986 nomination: "He is...a disgrace to the Justice Department." https://t.co/m57r0iLmSO #Stop…
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Ted Kennedy, following Sessions' 1986 nomination: "He is...a disgrace to the Justice Department." https://t.co/m57r0iLmSO #StopSessions
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"In 2013, Sessions cheered gutting of the Voting Rights Act, calling it 'good news…for the South.'" https://t.co/D0E95QvxwL #StopSessions
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Fight this, Dems. You can. If you choose. Jeff Sessions Has Spent His Whole Career Opposing Voting Rights https://t.co/V1MpnC5mi8
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.@SenatorSessions would be in charge of enforcing voting rights. He's spent his career opposing them. #StopSessions https://t.co/tvyqp0vjM4
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RT @votolatino: Reminder: @SenSessions has spent his whole career opposing #votingrights. Read about it here: https://t.co/DI85FXh8vP #Stop…
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Reminder: @SenSessions has spent his whole career opposing #votingrights. Read about it here: https://t.co/DI85FXh8vP #StopSessions
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Jeff Sessions has spent his entire career opposing voting rights. That alone should disqualify him as AG https://t.co/nK354VCSx3
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