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From Rep. Veasey, representing Texas

In the first election under new GOP voting rules, Texas saw a dramatic increase in rejected ballots with more than 24,000 ballots thrown out in the March primary.

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🚨A final report shows that more than 12% of mail-in ballots were rejected in Texas under the state's restrictive voter suppression law. This is further proof that we need to enact the #VRAA & #FreedomToVote Act to preserve access to the ballot box in Texas and beyond.

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From Rep. Veasey, representing Texas
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A recent @AP article reported that over 20,000 mail ballots were discarded during our Texas primary. And it is all because of the enaction of #SB1—Texas' sweeping voter suppression law.

Enough is enough. Let's finally pass the John Lewis #VRAA and the #FreedomToVote Act to protect the sacred right to vote.

Read my full statement on voting rights from yesterday's @HouseAdm_Dems hearing 🔽🔽

From Rep. Allred, representing Texas
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Texan Pam Gaskin had her vote by mail application rejected because of the new Texas voter suppression law. She remembers her father paying a poll tax to cast his ballot, and she knows that the right to vote is a “blood-bought” right.

I have never seen such blatant attacks on Americans’ right to vote, and no one should find themselves in a situation like Ms. Gaskin. Voting should be easy and accessible for every voter. Period.

That’s why @TheBlackCaucus is working to pass the #FreedomToVote Act. #CBCxSOTU

From Rep. Veasey, representing Texas
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I stand with @POTUS—it is far past time to protect the sacred right to vote. The Senate must pass the John Lewis #VRAA and the #FreedomToVote Act now! #SOTU2022

From Rep. Williams, representing Georgia
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We were fortunate to have 80 years of #GoodTrouble with Congressman Lewis. Today would have been his 82nd Birthday. Let’s commit ourselves to continuing his legacy and finding a way to get in the way. #JohnLewisVotingRightsAct #VotingRights #FreedomToVote #ForThePeople

From Rep. Fletcher, representing Texas
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In language simple and clear, the Fifteenth Amendment, ratified on this day in 1870, affirmed the right to vote—regardless of race.

It also charged Congress with protecting this right. We must ensure the #FreedomToVote as we see barriers to voting being built across the country.

From Rep. Nadler, representing New York

🚨ACTION ALERT: 49 years ago today, #SCOTUS affirmed the constitutional right to abortion in the U.S. And yet, that very right is under attack today, and for many people, abortion is a right in name only.

For over 25 years, the Center for Reproductive Rights has used the power of law to advance reproductive rights as fundamental human rights around the world.

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80% of Americans agree that we must uphold the legal right to abortion — but #SCOTUS, packed by Republicans, is dangerously close to taking the unprecedented step of overturning access to abortion, a right that has been guaranteed for nearly half a century.

Today, on the 49th anniversary of the Roe v. Wade decision, I am calling on Congress to do its job and enact the will of the people by passing the Women’s Health Protection Act (WHPA) to safeguard the federal right to abortion.

We can not allow the GOP to move us backward.

Access to the ballot box and the freedom to access abortion are under continuous attack. We are running out of time to stop these unconstitutional actions.

We must #PassWHPA and protect the #FreedomToVote.

From Rep. Horsford, representing Nevada
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Dark money doesn’t belong in politics.

For 12 years, Citizens United has allowed unlimited dark money to flow into elections and spread misinformation. The Senate must pass the #FreedomtoVote: John R. Lewis Act to stop special interests from drowning out the American people.

From Rep. Horsford, representing Nevada
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Voters should determine the outcome of our elections — not politicians or special interests.

I voted to pass the #FreedomtoVote: John R. Lewis Act to stop voter suppression, curb dark money in politics, and end gerrymandering. It’s time to give our democracy back to the people.

From Rep. Williams, representing Georgia

Do not get lost in a sea of despair. Be hopeful, be optimistic. Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime. Never, ever be afraid to make some noise and get in good trouble, necessary trouble. #goodtrouble

John Lewis
@repjohnlewis

Congressman, Georgia's Fifth Congressional District

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I hear you loud and clear Congressman Lewis. The fight for voting rights continues.

“Our struggle is not the struggle of a day, a week, a month, or a year, it is the struggle of a lifetime.” #GoodTrouble #VotingRightsNow #FreedomToVote #VotingRightsAct #JohnLewisVotingRightsAct