Tim Scott: Outrage Over Georgia Election Law Not About Civil Rights, It's About Rigging Elections in the Future

Tim Scott: Outrage Over Georgia Election Law Not About Civil Rights, It's About Rigging Elections in the Future


Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) said that “outrage” over Georgia’s new election integrity legislation “is not about civil rights, or our racial past, it’s about rigging elections in the future.”

The senator made his remarks while responding to President Joe Biden’s first address before a joint session of Congress delivered on Wednesday evening.

“I’m an African-American who has voted in the South all my life. I take voting rights personally,” Scott said. “Republicans support making it easier to vote and harder to cheat.”

The senator went on to say that voters agree, adding, “Big majorities of Americans support early voting, and big majorities support Voter I.D., including African-Americans and Hispanics.”

Trending: Congresswoman criticized for using term ‘birthing people’

“Common sense makes common ground, but today, this conversation has collapsed,” Scott continued. “The state of Georgia passed a law that expands early voting, preserves mail-in voting, and, despite what the President claimed, did not reduce Election Day hours.”

Continue reading

You Might Like

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!
Thanks for sharing!
Send this to a friend