Battle over voting rights in legislatures around the country
“I think that is really a fig leaf argument to hide the voter suppression efforts that these bills aim at. Take absentee voting, which many people utilize. In many states, you don’t even have to have an excuse, and they’re trying to eliminate that and threaten prosecuting people who either prove that they were really ill or absentee on Election Day,” said Gerry Hebert with Campaign Legal Center.
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