Republicans abuse filibuster as Democrats fight for the right to vote

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There are countless issues where ideological differences between the two parties are understandable, but voting rights shouldn’t be one of them. 

Every elected official in America should be working to defend the right to vote of every eligible voter—regardless of their political background. That is the cornerstone of our democracy. The voting booth is the one place all Americans are equal and have an equal say in the future of this country and their place in it. No one should be kept from it by politics.

BIDEN SAYS THOSE WHO OPPOSE DEMOCRAT VOTING RIGHTS BILL ARE ON THE SIDE OF JEFFERSON DAVIS

U.S. President Joe Biden arrives to deliver remarks on voting rights during a speech on the grounds of Morehouse College and Clark Atlanta University in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S., January 11, 2022. ( )

Our founders established a government of the people, by the people, and for the people—but too often, lately, the government has been in the business of deciding which people, exactly, get to participate. That’s not democratic and it’s not American.

I don’t want anyone to have to wait hours in line to cast their vote, or to have to struggle

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