Voting rights clash hurtles Senate toward nuclear breakdown
The Senate’s consideration of the For the People Act, a massive voting and ethics reform bill, is dividing an already deeply divided chamber. Democratic and Republican senators are not even talking to one another to see if there is any room for compromise on the bill or the issue of voting rights. The bill stands little chance of passage unless the Senate alters or eliminates the filibuster, which Senate Democrats are increasingly considering, given the staunch and uniform opposition of their Republican colleagues.
Young adults will be the nation’s largest voting bloc in the upcoming election and the National Voter Education Week plans to equip them with the tools and information they need to cast a ballot this fall.
A voting initiative started by several Black athletes and artists combatting systemic and racist voter suppression. This initiative aims at educating, energizing, and protecting the Black community’s right to vote.