Democrats Assail ‘Jim Crow’ Assault On Voting Rights. So What’s Their Plan?

Democrats Assail ‘Jim Crow’ Assault On Voting Rights. So What’s Their Plan?
Democrats Assail ‘Jim Crow’ Assault On Voting Rights. So What’s Their Plan?

Democrats Assail ‘Jim Crow’ Assault On Voting Rights. So What’s Their Plan?

In a speech this week, President Biden said Democrats must ‘vigorously challenge’ what he described as the ‘21st Century Jim Crow assault’ on voting rights, attacking Republican-led state efforts to pass new voting restrictions.

Democrats, Vice President Kamala Harris told NPR, must respond on multiple levels: “It will be litigation, legislation, it will be activating the people.”

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