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Did you hear that Texas is about to take away the right to vote from a portion of the state’s residents? Specifically its African American and Latino residents? Apparently Gov. Abbot is even ready to unleash the police dogs on any Black Texan who tries to vote and then keep them hostage.
Wait, you didn’t hear that? That’s because it didn’t happen and will not happen. However, those are the gaslighting accusations that are being made by Texas State Rep. Sefronia Thompson and her fellow Democratic legislative cohorts.
Rep. Thompson went on to compare the Texas delegation that fled to Washington, D.C. last week to slaves who are fleeing persecution, only to get arrested by their masters and forced back home to the Texan plantation.
“I know there are search warrants out for us and I’m ready to be arrested,” she said. “What do you do to a slave if you don’t do nothing but arrest them when they flee. We fled Texas and if they want to arrest me, go ahead. I’m ready to be arrested.”
The truth? The state is holding a special legislative