“It wasn’t until the civil rights era that restrictive voter registration laws, challenged by protestors risking physical violence and even death, began to fall,” said Slater. “Today, the attacks on voter registration drives are more rhetorical than physical, but the point of contention is the same: the ability of Americans of color to cast a ballot.
“The work of Project Vote and ACORN continues a tradition of ensuring that all Americans can vote,” Slater said.
For more information on this and on the various Election Protection and voting rights work going on in the run-up to the election please contact:
Charles Jackson, email@example.com, for ACORN
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