SPLC Welcomes New Voting Rights Legislation by Democrats


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Photo: Twitter MLK at ballot box Today, U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer, Jeff Merkley, and Amy Klobuchar announced they will introduce the "For the People Act" as S. 1. It has already been introduced in the House of Representatives as H.R. 1. The following statement in support of H.R./S. 1 is by Nancy Abudu, deputy legal director for the SPLC Action Fund: Tags:& Black Star NewsU.S. Senators Chuck SchumerJEFF MERKLEYAmy KlobucharFor The People ActS. 1.H.R. 1.Nancy AbuduSPLC Action FundJohn R. Lewis Voting Rights Actaftermath of insurrectionist sacking of the U.S. Capitol2013 Supreme Court ruling in Shelby CountyAla. v. Holder