President Joe Biden capped his voting rights trip to Atlanta Tuesday by framing the fight as a battle between good and evil and endorsed reforming the Senate filibuster if Republican lawmakers won’t side with Democrats to pass voting rights legislation.
In particular, Biden reiterated that the only way to safeguard democracy from “autocracy” and “Jim Crow 2.0” was for the Senate to pass the For the People Act and John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act.
“The next few days, when these bills come to a vote, will mark a turning point in this nation. Will we choose democracy over autocracy, light over shadow, justice over injustice? I know where I stand. I will not yield. I will not