To the editor:

In 2006, 192 House Republicans voted to renew the Voting Rights Act. Now, we can’t get a single Republican senator to come out and unequivocally support protecting the freedom to vote for the American people.

That tells you everything you need to know about our hopes for passing voting rights legislation without abolishing the filibuster.

It’s time for President Biden to recognize this reality and use the power of his office to demand the Senate abolish the filibuster. Supporting voting rights legislation alone is simply not enough.

Please, President Biden, we need a strategy. Put the freedom to vote of the American people ahead of any reservations you have about abolishing the filibuster. The stakes are too high to lack your leadership.

Lisa Williams


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Robert Sparkman

All legal living citizens are free to vote one time, and one time only. Proving thier citizenship through positive identification allows them to demonstrate their eligibility. Anyone who claims our current voting laws are restrictive is not honest. In fact, in some states, they allow fraudulent voting, and that is what the Democrats want. The reality is that the Democrats want to use this so-called voting rights act to enshrine practices that facilitate election fraud, such as ballot harvesting and mail-in votes.

Regarding the filibuster, the Democrats would love this so they can enact their leftist aspirations without any hindrances. They would also like to pack the court. If they do either of these things, red states might as well secede.

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