CBC Chair Beatty Among Those Arrested In Voting Bills Protests

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 WASHINGTON, DC Ohio 3rd District U.S. Congresswoman  Rep. Joyce Beatty, Chair of the  Congressional Black Caucus Chair, was arrested on July 15  while peacefully protesting in calling for the passage of HR1, the John Lewis Voting Rights Act and reform of the filibuster.         While the U.S. House of Representatives has passed the  legislation, U.S. Senate Republicans  have imposed a filibuster to block its passage.  Recently Democratic lawmakers from Texas, who fled the state to D.C. Continue reading CBC Chair Beatty Among Those Arrested In Voting Bills Protests at The New Journal and Guide.

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