Biden은 텍사스 투표 법안을 '잘못되고 비 미국인'이라고 부릅니다

법안 초안은 토요일 주 하원과 상원에 회람되었습니다., 입법부는 입법안을 통과시켜 GOP Gov에 보낼 것으로 예상됩니다.. Greg Abbott’s desk shortly.

The bill would ban drive-thru voting and 24-hour voting and would require voters to request absentee ballots rather than allowing election officials to send applications to all voters, and curtail the use of drop boxes. It sets early voting hours from 6 오전. ...에 9 오후.

It’s part of an assault on democracy that we’ve seen far too often this year—and often disproportionately targeting Black and Brown Americans,” Biden은 성명에서 말했다. “It’s wrong and un-American.

He called on Congress to pass the For the People Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Act, two Democrat-led voting bills that seek to expand voting access, particularly to minority communities.

It would also ban using temporary structures as a voting facility and would strengthen access for poll observers. It also imposes new penalties for poll workers who violate rules in a way that is deemed to interfere with the voting process.


Texas is one of a number of Republican-led states including Arizona, Georgia and Florida that has moved to enact voting restrictions in light of the 2020 선거. But unlike some other states where results were contested, former President Trump won Texas handily.

The bill’s author, state Rep. Briscoe Cain, R-Deer Park, said the legislation would help to protect voters and prevent future election crimes. He said it wasn’t in response to the 2020 선거, which he deemed were fair.


The Constitution commands the legislature to pass legislation to attack fraud and to preserve the purity of the ballot box, and I’ve seen a lot of polling suggesting the trust in our elections process is down,” 그는 말했다, 에 따르면 여우 4 of Dallas/Fort Worth.

But some groups argue the bill targets people of color and the disabled.

SB 7 is a ruthless piece of legislation. It targets voters of color and voters with disabilities, in a state that’s already the most difficult place to vote in the country,” Sarah Labowitz, 수단 & advocacy director of the ACLU of Texas, 성명에서 말했다. ” The defining message of the 2021 Texas legislature is clear: Political leaders chose to punish their constituents instead of fixing the electrical grid or providing pandemic or blackout relief.

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