Yesterday (9/17/2014) our local paper ran an op-ed article by Ashley Spillane, “prez” of an organization called Rock the Vote. http://www.rockthevote.com/about-us/. The piece was a regurgitation of her standard rant against voter ID laws that gets published in local papers all across our fair land. 329 more words
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DonkeyHotey image used with a post by Charles P. Pierce on Esquire.com – April 29, 2014
"Just The Tip Of The Iceberg": Hundreds Of Voters Are Disenfranchised By North Carolina’s New Voting Restrictions
DonkeyHotey image used with a post by Crystal Shepeard / Care2 on Truthout – April 11, 2014
"A Serious And Accessible Right For All": America Is A Democracy; So Why Do We Make It Hard For Certain People To Vote?
Since I first registered to vote on my 18th birthday, I haven’t missed voting in a single election that I can remember. My feat has been nothing short of a pain in the ass, given that I have moved 14 times in the 19 years since. 876 more words