Over a dozen Democrats in the US House of Representatives have signed their names to a letter urging Attorney General Merrick Garland to take stronger steps to defend against possible “insider threats” to the security and integrity of future elections. The letter reports that, "Unfortunately, many of the candidates seeking to fill newly vacated state and local election posts support former President Trump's false claim that the 2020 election was stolen…"  Concerned that such candidates may abuse their powers if elected, the letter urges

On the 57th Anniversary of “Bloody Sunday,” Vice President Kamala Harris called, yet again, for passage of voting rights reform on the federal level. “Bloody Sunday” is the name given to the attempt of more than 600 voting rights advocates to cross the Edmund Pettus Bridge into Selma, Alabama in 1965, only to be beaten brutally back by state and local authorities. Visiting the famed site in person, Vice President Harris referred to recent restrictive, GOP-authored, election laws on the state level as “un-American.”

The NAACP Legal Defense Fund, an advocacy group for voting rights, is urging the US Supreme Court to uphold the ruling of a lower court which found that the state of Alabama must redraw its congressional districts. A panel of 3 federal judges - including two Trump appointees - found that the newly drawn map was in violation of section 2 of the Voting Rights Acts, which bans racial discrimination in elections, because the new map’s district lines make it difficult or impossible for

The family of the Reverend Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr. is calling for a cancellation of the upcoming celebrations of MLK Day if Congress fails to pass voting rights reform. Martin Luther King III, the son of the slain civil rights icon, has said in a statement that "President Biden and Congress used their political muscle to deliver a vital infrastructure deal, and now we are calling on them to do the same to restore the very voting rights protections my father and countless

Democrat Stacey Abrams has confirmed that she will run, once again, for Governor of Georgia.  Abrams came to national attention when she last ran for Governor in 2018 against the current incumbent, Brain Kemp. Abrams contended that Kemp, who was serving as Georgia’s Secretary of State during the campaign, abused the powers of his office in order to win the governorship.  Abrams went on to create Fair Fight, an organization which advocates for voting rights reform. Political observers note that Abrams will have many