To folks who say their vote doesn’t matter, just look at what’s happening in Georgia right now.
Your vote is powerful, and if it wasn’t, politicians wouldn’t be trying to make it harder for you to vote. We must stand together to protect voting rights.
For years I’ve worked alongside heroes like John Lewis to organize communities for Souls to the Polls events.
Efforts to restrict weekend voting, like we’re seeing in Georgia, specifically targets communities of color and they should be rejected.
THREAD: Today, Georgia's GOP-led Senate will vote on #SB241, which would END no-excuse vote by mail. In 2020 alone, over 1.3 MILLION Georgians chose to vote by mail - now, in response to historic turnout, Republicans are trying to restrict OUR voting access. #gapol
Today is a critical moment for the fight against voter suppression. Georgians, call your legislators and urge them to protect voting rights, including vote by mail.
On this weekend of “Bloody Sunday,” I am remembering my hero and parishioner, the late Congressman John Lewis.
During this Women’s History Month, I am also thinking about the women of the movement, including my other parishioner, the incomparable Xernona Clayton.
On March 7, 1965 John Lewis and 600 other brave Americans risked their life and shed their blood fighting for the right to vote.
56 years later, and the struggle continues. Let's honor their legacy by passing the #ForThePeopleAct & the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
Wonderful to see the House pass the George Floyd Justice In Policing Act, which brings long overdue reforms to police departments across the country.
Criminal justice reform is a bipartisan issue, and I hope we’ll see bipartisan support in the Senate.
After failing to act for months to help Americans, Senate Republicans are now trying to delay & block the American Rescue Plan with cynical political games.
That's why we can’t afford to lose a single seat in 2022. Chip in to protect the Senate majority:
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