Tell Congress to Restore the VRA Today
Discrimination in voting is not a thing of the past. Since the Supreme Court’s decision in the Shelby case, many states and localities have pushed forward discriminatory changes to voting procedures, such as changing district boundaries and moving polling locations in areas with high concentrations of minority voters. For instance, ADC-Michigan has taken action to combat voter suppression against Arab-Americans in Michigan.
We need a modern Voting Rights Act that provides tools that respond to discriminatory voting laws. Every day that Congress fails to act, voters are in danger, and so is the most fundamental right in our democracy. If the right to vote is threatened, the integrity of our entire democracy is also threatened.The time to act is now.
Tell Congress to restore the VRA today.