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Black civil rights leaders conducted a virtual, closed-door meeting with Joe Manchin (D-WV), the Senate’s lone Democratic holdout against the For The People Act, a sweeping voting rights bill. In addition to trying to win his support for the bill, civil rights leaders urged the Senator to reconsider his opposition to ending the filibuster, a procedural tactic which makes it necessary for a supermajority of Senators to approve of a bill before it reaches a final vote. One of the civil rights leaders at

Since the passage of Georgia’s new election law, parties from across the political spectrum have weighed-in on what it does and does not do. In this report, ABC News breaks down some of the more common claims about the law, including how it affects voting hours and early voting opportunities, ID requirements for mail-in voting, giving food and water to voters waiting in line, ballot drop boxes, and partisan control of county and state election boards.Visit ABC News to learn more.  Voter Education Week Young adults

Democrats and voting rights advocates in Texas are putting pressure on the state’s largest businesses to speak out against pending legislation which they argue would disproportionately limit ballot access to voters of color. These businesses include AT&T, Pepsi, Toyota, Frito-Lay, and Southwest Airlines. State Republican leaders, including Governor Greg Abbott, have responded by criticizing corporations which have weighed-in on the issue of voting rights.Visit ABC News to learn more.  Voter Education Week Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and

Multiple civil rights groups, including the American Civil Liberties Union, the NAACP Legal Defense and Educational Fund, and the Southern Poverty Law Center, are suing Georgia in federal court over a recent voting reform law they claim will make it harder to vote. At a press conference announcing the lawsuit, a representative from the ACLU claimed that the motive for passing the law was “blatant racism.” The law also drew criticism from President Biden, who called it an “atrocity.”Visit ABC News to learn more.  Voter