Republicans across the country, Berman said, “arm Trump’s lies” about fraud to roll back voting rights after last year’s historic turnout and expansion of postal votes.
“Democrats have a clear choice,” said Berman Continuation. “They can get rid of the filibuster to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act and the For the People Act to stop repression of GOP voters, or they can allow the GOP to undermine democracy for the next decade.”
“The stakes,” Berman added, “couldn’t be higher.” That’s because after a analysis The state-level Republicans, run by the Brennan Center for Justice in late January, introduced three times as many bills to lose the right to vote compared to the same point last year.
As early as this year, 106 bills were passed in 28 states – 17 of which are under full control of the GOP and which are more likely to pass – to undermine access to the franchise. According to The Brennan Center’s report states, “These proposals are primarily aimed at (1) restricting access to email voting, (2) stricter requirements for voter identification, (3) effective guidelines for limit voter registration; and (4) allow more aggressive voter roll cleanings “.
“These bills,” the report said argues, “are an unmistakable response to the unfounded and dangerous lies about fraud following the 2020 elections.”
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That day at Daily Kos in 2010Operation Rescue offers doctors a $ 10,000 bounty:
We have seen this strategy play out in Kansas, with tragic consequences. Operation Rescue is collecting “evidence” of malpractice by abortion providers. It then lobbies law enforcement to investigate the “evidence”. In the case of Dr. Tiller found the organization’s ally in Phill Kline, who is currently being investigated for ethics violations, who spent years trying to find Dr. Investigate and intimidate Tiller and his clinic. Dr. Tiller was tried and acquitted of all charges, but that didn’t stop Operation Rescue from continuing to claim that Dr. Tiller performed illegal abortions.
When the law doesn’t hold abortion providers accountable for performing a legal Operation Rescue provides information to an extremist who appears ready to take the law into their own hands, as Scott Roeder did.
In his murder trial, Dr. Tiller’s assassin Scott Roeder, his decision to take Dr. Assassinating Tiller was due in part to the unsuccessful pursuit of Dr. Attributed to Tiller.