Democrats Push Big Lie of Voter Suppression to Make It Easy to Cheat in Elections

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Breitbart
Article date: 
13 January 2022
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National News
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Narratives of “voter suppression” are a “big lie” used by Democrats and the broader left as pretexts for undermining election integrity, Hans von Spakovsky, manager of the Heritage Foundation’s Election Law Reform Initiative and a senior legal fellow of the Meese Center for Legal and Judicial Studies, observed on Tuesday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily with special guest host Jerome Hudson.

Democrats and the broader left regularly frame “racism” as American social pathology informing policies of “voter suppression” to undermine and violate the voting rights of black citizens they characterize as racial victims. Spakovsky remarked that Democrats use this false narrative as a justification for legislation they frame as an advancement of “voting rights.”

“It’s just a big lie,” von Spakovsky declared, “and why are they perpetuating that lie? Well, to push through legislation in Congress that would take over the election process across the country and basically get rid of every safety and security protocol that states have put in place like voter ID — they want to make it easy to cheat in elections.”

He continued, “The Voting Rights Act has been in place since 1965; if and when there’s actual racial discrimination going on in a voting context, there are laws that prevent it.”...

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