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The Justice Department Is Suing Georgia Over New Voting Law

Wibbitz Politics News
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The Justice Department Is Suing Georgia, Over New Voting Law.
Attorney General Merrick Garland
announced the lawsuit on June 25.
It targets restrictive voting legislation signed
into law by Republican Governor Brian Kemp.
It targets restrictive voting legislation signed
into law by Republican Governor Brian Kemp.
The Justice Department considers
the new Georgia laws to be discriminatory
against voters who are non-white.
This lawsuit is the first of many steps were are taking to ensure that all eligible voters can cast a vote, that
all lawful votes are counted and
that every voter has access to
accurate information, Merrick Garland, U.S. Attorney General,
via 'The New York Times'.
The rights of all eligible citizens to vote are the central pillars of our democracy. They are the rights from which all other rights ultimately flow, Merrick Garland, U.S. Attorney General,
via 'The New York Times'.
Georgia was pivotal in the
2020 election of President Joe Biden.
in which the majority voted for a
Democratic presidential candidate for
the first time in nearly four decades.
Garland affirmed the
focus of the Justice
Department under
his leadership.
Where we believe that the civil rights of Americans have been violated, we will not hesitate to act, Merrick Garland, U.S. Attorney General,
via 'The New York Times'