Voting rights restoration…

…from a Credo email:

"It’s been nearly three years since the Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act in the disastrous Shelby County v. Holder decision.

Restoring the Voting Rights Act would only require a simple fix from Congress, but Republicans have refused to allow any votes on either of the currently pending bills that would protect Americans from discriminatory voter suppression laws.

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan recently told the Congressional Black Caucus that he supports the Voting Rights Amendment Act, a bill that would repair much of the damage done by the Supreme Court.1 But Speaker Ryan and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy are hiding behind the objections of House Judiciary Committee Chair Bob Goodlatte,2 who doesn’t think the Voting Rights Act should be restored at all."

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