Martin Luther King III says history will remember Sen. Kyrsten Sinema ‘unkindly’ for not supporting filibuster reform to pass voting rights

Martin Luther King III, the eldest son of the civil rights icon Martin Luther King, Jr., said that Senator Kyrsten Sinema (D-AZ) is “siding with the legacy of Bull Connor and George Wallace instead of the legacy of my father and all those who fought to make real our democracy.” King’s remarks came after Senator Sinema once again refused to support reform of the filibuster in order to get two voting rights bills past Republican opposition. Voting rights groups such as Voto Latino and The New Georgia Project also offered heavy criticism of Sinema.

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