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February 11, 2021  
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THE EMPIRE STRIKES BACK:  STATE-BY-STATE FIGHTS FOR DEMOCRACY IN THE SHADOW OF HR-1

As Trump’s Second Impeachment rolls out, we deal with the nitty-gritty issues of saving and uplifting our democracy.

People Demanding Action’s brilliant ANDREA MILLER spells out how GOP operatives in Georgia and at least two dozen other states have introduced more than 100 bills aimed at undermining our electoral procedures.

Andrea and RAY MCCLENDON explain the tsunami of bills attacking such electoral mainstays as hand-marked paper ballots, secure voter registration rolls, ballot drop boxes, freedom from photo ID and much more.

For much of the explanation, see this article at Reader Supported News:  https://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/67708-rsn-the-empire-strikes-back-part-one-the-largest-voter-suppression-campaign-in-us-history-is-underway

While the battle rages at the state level, we confront House Bill 1, the massive compendium now being considered by Congress.  Though many view its as a voting rights savior, many of its hidden clauses are brutal.

As the Green Party’s HOWIE HAWKINS points out, HB-1 is devastating for third parties….and more.

Co-convenor JOEL SEGAL fills us in the the ELECTION PROTECTION SUMMIT coming February 25.

And we hear from MYLA RESON, DR. LORA CHAMBERLAIN, DOROTHY REIK and many more.  As always, please join us!!

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