Democratic strategist Stacey Abrams said Monday on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut” that Democrats “call to arms” was that “authoritarians” in the Republican-led state legislators were passing election laws that are a danger to democracy.
Abrams said, “There has been an attempt by opponents of S-1 to be, you know, either intentionally reductive or intentionally obtuse. This is about a series of laws being passed across the country, starting in Georgia to reduce access to the right to vote for inconvenient voters, voters of color, young people, disabled voters, elderly voters, poor voters, but largely targeting communities of color that outperformed in the 2020 and 2021 run-offs here in Georgia.”
She continued, “There is two layers to this challenge. The first layer, a successful layer, was getting 50 Democratic senators on the record supporting a version of the For the People Act that can affect these laws and can save tour